Fosdick Family History

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Fosdick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the genitive case of the Old English byname Fot, meaning ‘foot’ (or the Old Norse cognate Fótr), + Old English dic ‘ditch’, ‘dike’ (see Ditch).

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


Similar surnames: Goswick, Elswick, Norrick, Nordick, Novick, Farwick, Frick, Bostwick

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Fosdick Family Origin

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Fosdick Family Occupations

What did your Fosdick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fosdick family was Coal Merchant. The most common Fosdick occupation in the UK was Block Cutter (Type). 9% of Fosdick's were Block Cutter (Type)s. Block Cutter (Type), Boilermaker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fosdick.

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  • Block Cutter (Type)

    9%
  • Boilermaker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Coal Merchant

    9%

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Fosdick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fosdick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fosdick 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fosdick. 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 Fosdick. For the veterans among your Fosdick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fosdick Life Expectancy

What is the average Fosdick lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fosdick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Fosdick in 1946 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fosdick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fosdick 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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