Foit Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Voit, a variant of Vogt.

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


Similar surnames: Fait, Fogt, Foyt, Voit, Foil, Foot, Feit, Foist, Hoit, Fout

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Foit Family Origin

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Foit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Boiler Maker

    7%
  • Distillery Hand

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foit. The most common Foit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Foit's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foit family was Distillery Hand.

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Foit Historical Records

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Foit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Foit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Foit in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foit

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