Foisy Name Meaning

French Canadian variant of French Foissy, a habitational name from a place so named in Yonne. In French Canada Foisy is also a secondary surname for Frenière or La Frenière (see Lafreniere), and Americanized as Freeman.

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


Similar surnames: Fosse, Daisy, Foss, Foy, Lois, Forsey, Moise, Bois, Fors, Fossey

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Foisy Family Origin

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Foisy Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    23%
  • Book-Keeper

    8%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foisy family was Farm Laborer. The most common Foisy occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 23% of Foisy's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Book-Keeper and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foisy.

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Foisy Historical Records

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Foisy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Foisy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Foisy in 1962 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foisy

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