Fouse Family History

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Fouse Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Fousse, a southern variant of Fosse. Americanized spelling of German Pfaus, a variant of Pfautz, a nickname for a self-important person.

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

Similar surnames: Folse, Rouse, Couse, Forse, Gouse, Foose, Douse, Fouch, Poust, Rous

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Fouse Family Origin

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Fouse Family Occupations

What did your Fouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fouse. A less common occupation for the Fouse family was Keeping House. The most common Fouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Fouse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Fouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fouse 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Fouse. 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 968 military records available for the last name Fouse. For the veterans among your Fouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Fouse lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fouse in 1951 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fouse 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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