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Fausett Name Meaning

English: variant of Fawcett .

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


Similar surnames: Faucett, Fassett, Fossett, Faucette, Massett, Fawcett, Huett, Juett

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Where is the Fausett family from?

You can see how Fausett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fausett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fausett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Fausett families living in Michigan. This was about 20% of all the recorded Fausett's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Fausett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fausett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fausett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fausett. 36% of Fausett men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Fausett women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fausett were Clerk and House Keeping. .

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Housewife
    27%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • House Keeping
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fausett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fausett 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Fausett. 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 839 military records available for the last name Fausett. For the veterans among your Fausett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fausett lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fausett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fausett in 1960 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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