Foyt Family History

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Foyt Name Meaning

Respelling of German Foyth, a variant of Vogt.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Foit, Fogt, Dodt, Foot, Foy, Bost, Fort, Fout, Fent, Goy

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Foyt Family Origin

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Foyt Family Occupations

What did your Foyt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Foyt. 22% of Foyt men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Foyt women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foyt were Electrician and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Electrician
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Bank Clerk
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Foyt Historical Records

What Foyt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Foyt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foyt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 180 immigration records available for the last name Foyt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 676 military records available for the last name Foyt. For the veterans among your Foyt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foyt Life Expectancy

What is the average Foyt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Foyt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Foyt in 1957 was 32, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foyt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foyt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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