Fuhs Family History

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Fuhs Name Meaning

German: nickname from Old High German funs ‘quick’, ‘active’.

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


Similar surnames: Ruhs, Fuchs, Fuss, Fuhr, Kuhs, Buhl, Luchs, Fahl, Uhr, Fass

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Fuhs Family Origin

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Fuhs Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fuhs family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Fuhs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Fuhs's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fuhs.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Barber

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpet Weaver

    7%

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Fuhs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fuhs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuhs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fuhs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fuhs. For the veterans among your Fuhs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fuhs Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fuhs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Fuhs in 1952 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fuhs 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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