Foiles Family History

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Foiles Name Meaning

Probably English or Scottish, a topographic name for someone living by two or more pits (see Foyle).

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

Similar surnames: Files, Biles, Voyles, Fowle, Folley, Toles, Fries, Voiles, Jolles

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Foiles Family Origin

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Foiles Family Occupations

What did your Foiles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foiles. A less common occupation for the Foiles family was Traveling Salesman. The most common Foiles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Foiles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Physician

  • Traveling Salesman


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Foiles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Foiles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foiles 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 81 immigration records available for the last name Foiles. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 577 military records available for the last name Foiles. For the veterans among your Foiles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foiles Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Foiles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Foiles in 1958 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foiles 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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