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Focht Family History

Focht Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch (de) Vocht, an occupational name for a custodian, commander, or leader, Middle Dutch vo(e)cht.German: variant of Vogt.

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

56,776 Historical Documents with Focht on Ancestry.com
12,343 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,657 Military Records
795 Immigration Records
9,899 Census and Voter Lists
29,082 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Focht Families

  • Number of Focht families
     99 - 195
     34 - 98
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Focht last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Focht census records

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Focht Family Origin

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Focht Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Focht

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Focht Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Focht census records

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Focht Civil War Service Records

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