Foose Family History

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Foose Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fuss.

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

Similar surnames: Foos, Folse, Fouse, Boose, Couse, Gouse, Fowle, Pooser, Moose, Loose

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Foose Family Origin

Where is the Foose family from?

Foose Family Occupations

What did your Foose ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foose family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foose. The most common Foose occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Foose's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Foose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Foose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foose 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Foose. 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 Foose. For the veterans among your Foose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foose Life Expectancy

What is the average Foose lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Foose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Foose in 1948 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foose 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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