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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

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Foos Historical Records

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Foos Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foos

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