Foth Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German vot ‘foot’; probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity or deformity of the foot. North German: variant of Vogt.

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


Similar surnames: Voth, Koth, Roth, Soth, Poth, Goth, Forth, Toth, Fath, Noth

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Foth Family Origin

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Foth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Car Driver

    4%
  • Clerk

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Car Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foth. A less common occupation for the Foth family was Clerk. The most common Foth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Foth's were Farmers.

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Foth Historical Records

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Foth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Foth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Foth in 1959 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foth

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