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Foots Surname Meaning

English: variant of Foot with post-medieval excrescent -s. In the US it is found mainly among African Americans.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Fooks, Foote, Foot, Coots, Goods, Boots, Forth, Roots, Boote, Wools

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Where is the Foots family from?

You can see how Foots families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Foots family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Foots families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Foots families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Foots's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Foots families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Foots surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Foots ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Stoneman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Foots. 100% of Foots men worked as a Colliery Stoneman and 92% of Foots women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Colliery Stoneman
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    92%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Foots. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foots census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 439 immigration records available for the last name Foots. 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 Cards

There are 548 military records available for the last name Foots. For the veterans among your Foots ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Foots lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Foots life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Foots in 1962 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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