Focht Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch (de) Vocht, an occupational name for a custodian, commander, or leader, Middle Dutch vo(e)cht. German: variant of Vogt.

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


Similar surnames: Hecht, Forcht, Fohl, Nacht, Foth, Licht, Lucht, Fort, Forst, Boch

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Focht Family Origin

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Focht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Focht family was Carpenter. The most common Focht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Focht's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Focht.

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Focht Historical Records

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Focht Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Focht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Focht in 1950 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Focht

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