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Fodness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads so named, from Old Norse Fornesjar ‘protruding mountain’ from for ‘front’, ‘foremost’ + nesjar, plural of nes ‘headland’.

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


Similar surnames: Fadness, Fornes, Furness, Osness, Rogness, Otness, Garness, Likness

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Fodness Family Origin

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Fodness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Fodness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Fodness's were Farmers.

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