Foo Name Meaning

Chinese: see Fu.

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


Similar surnames: Yoo, Joo, Loo, Hoo, Soo, Koo, Doo, Woo, Fok, Fu

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Foo Family Origin

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Foo Family Occupations

What did your Foo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Foo occupation in the UK was Draper. 33% of Foo's were Drapers. Draper and Secretary To A Bank were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Foo. A less common occupation for the Foo family was Ship Stewards Wife.

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  • Draper

    33%
  • Secretary To A Bank

    33%
  • Ship Stewards Wife

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Foo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Foo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foo Life Expectancy

What is the average Foo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Foo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Foo in 1942 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foo 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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