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Foust Family History

Foust Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of Faust.

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

402,109 Historical Documents with Foust on Ancestry.com
65,562 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,021 Military Records
864 Immigration Records
41,937 Census and Voter Lists
282,725 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Foust Families

  • Number of Foust families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Foust families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Foust last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Foust census records

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Foust Family Origin

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Foust Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Foust

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Foust Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Foust census records

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Foust Civil War Service Records

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