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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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Barber

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpet Weaver

    7%

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

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Fuhs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fuhs

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