Fuchs Family History

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Fuchs Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German vuhs, German Fuchs ‘fox’, nickname for a sly or cunning person, or for someone with red hair. This name is widespread throughout central Europe. As a Jewish name, it is mainly an ornamental name.

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

Similar surnames: Ochs, Buchs, Luchs, Fochs, Dachs, Sachs, Tuch, Lucht, Fuhs, Buche

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Fuchs Family Origin

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Fuchs Family Occupations

What did your Fuchs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chemist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fuchs. 4% of Fuchs men worked as a Chemist and 40% of Fuchs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fuchs were Private Means and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chemist
  • Director
  • Fur Merchant
  • Private Means

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • No Occupation
  • Cook

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fuchs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Fuchs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuchs 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 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Fuchs. 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 52,000 military records available for the last name Fuchs. For the veterans among your Fuchs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fuchs Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fuchs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fuchs in 1944 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fuchs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fuchs 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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