Foust Family History

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Foust Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Faust.

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

Similar surnames: Poust, Fouse, Fout, Fust, Fauss, Lout, Funt, Folse, Fouch, Gust

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Foust Family Origin

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Foust Family Occupations

What did your Foust ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foust. The most common Foust occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Foust's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foust family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Foust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Foust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foust 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Foust. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Foust. For the veterans among your Foust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foust Life Expectancy

What is the average Foust lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Foust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Foust in 1941 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foust

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foust 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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