Fooks Family History

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Fooks Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulks. Americanized spelling of German Fuchs.

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

Similar surnames: Foos, Folks, Book, Cooks, Fones, Foots, Fowkes, Folk, Rook, Hooks

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Fooks Family Origin

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Fooks Family Occupations

What did your Fooks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fooks occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Fooks's were Farmers. Farmer, Retired Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fooks. A less common occupation for the Fooks family was Glover.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Glover


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

Fooks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Fooks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fooks 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fooks. 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 Fooks. For the veterans among your Fooks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fooks Life Expectancy

What is the average Fooks lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Fooks in 1947 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fooks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fooks 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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