Foisy Family History

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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

What did your Foisy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Blacksmith

    23%
  • Book-Keeper

    8%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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Foisy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foisy Life Expectancy

What is the average Foisy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foisy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foisy 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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