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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    26%
  • No Occupation

    11%
  • Farm Laberer

    5%

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

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Fodge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fodge

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