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

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foust family was Farm Laborer. 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.

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Foust Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foust

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