Foos Family History

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Foos Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fuss.

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

Similar surnames: Foose, Fooks, Yoos, Foor, Loos, Foss, Moos, Voos, Koss, Goos

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Foos Family Origin

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Foos Family Occupations

What did your Foos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foos. The most common Foos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Foos's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foos family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Foos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Foos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foos 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 720 immigration records available for the last name Foos. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Foos. For the veterans among your Foos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foos Life Expectancy

What is the average Foos lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Foos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Foos in 1947 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foos 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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