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Fossati Name Meaning

Italian: pluralized form of a habitational name for someone from a place called Fossato.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rosati, Fossett, Fosse, Foss, Moscato, Kossack, Bossard, Fossey

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Where is the Fossati family from?

You can see how Fossati families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fossati family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Fossati families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Fossati families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Fossati's in USA. California had the highest population of Fossati families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fossati surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fossati ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fossati. 46% of Fossati men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Carpenter
    19%
  • Tailor
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 879 census records available for the last name Fossati. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fossati census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 829 immigration records available for the last name Fossati. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 132 military records available for the last name Fossati. For the veterans among your Fossati ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fossati lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fossati life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fossati in 1963 was 76, and 88 in 2004.

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