Fodge Family History

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Fodge Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Foertsch.

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


Similar surnames: Dodge, Fowle, Figge, Frodge, Fudge, Folse, Foppe, Hodge, Fouse, Lodge

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Fodge Family Origin

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Fodge Family Occupations

What did your Fodge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fodge family was Farm Laberer. The most common Fodge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Fodge's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and No Occupation were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fodge.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    26%
  • No Occupation

    11%
  • Farm Laberer

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fodge ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fodge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fodge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fodge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fodge. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fodge. For the veterans among your Fodge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fodge Life Expectancy

What is the average Fodge lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fodge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Fodge in 1951 was 58, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fodge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fodge ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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