Foil Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English or Scottish Foyle.

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


Similar surnames: Fail, Coil, Foit, Gail, Fain, Poll, Neil, Foye, Veil, Fall

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Foil Family Origin

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Foil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Merchant

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foil family was Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foil. The most common Foil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Foil's were Farmers.

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Foil Historical Records

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Foil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Foil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Foil in 1949 was 70, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foil

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