Foit Family History

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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

What did your Foit ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Boiler Maker

  • Distillery Hand


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

Foit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Foit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foit 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 113 immigration records available for the last name Foit. 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 Foit. For the veterans among your Foit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foit Life Expectancy

What is the average Foit lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foit 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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