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Foote Family History

Foote Name Meaning
nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fot), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr.topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

1,209,201 Historical Documents with Foote on Ancestry.com
124,933 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23,976 Military Records
13,802 Immigration Records
118,307 Census and Voter Lists
928,183 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Foote Families

  • Number of Foote families
     196 - 389
     66 - 195
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Foote families
     119 - 235
     40 - 118
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Foote families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Foote census records

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Foote Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Foote families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Foote Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Foote families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Foote

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Foote Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Foote census records

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Foote Civil War Service Records

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