Fogus Family History

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Fogus Name Meaning

Probably an altered form, under French influence, of Scottish Fergus.

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


Similar surnames: Loges, Rous, Forbus, Pogue, Fouse, Polus, Bogus, Foust, Fergus, Copus

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Fogus Family Origin

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Fogus Family Occupations

What did your Fogus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fogus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Fogus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fogus family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fogus.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Dressmaker

    5%

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

Fogus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fogus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fogus 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 Fogus. 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 Fogus. For the veterans among your Fogus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fogus Life Expectancy

What is the average Fogus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fogus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Fogus in 1955 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fogus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fogus 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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