Foat Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English fode ‘child’, literally ‘that which is fed’, from Old English foda ‘food’.

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

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Foat Family Origin

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Foat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    13%
  • Cheese Maker

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foat family was Cheese Maker. Farmer, Carpenter and Carriage Trimmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foat. The most common Foat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Foat's were Farmers.

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Foat Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Foat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Foat in 1962 was 71, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foat

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