Foo Name Meaning

Chinese: see Fu.

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

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Foo Family Origin

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Foo Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cook

    12%
  • Chinese Laundry

    3%

In 1880, the most common Foo occupation in the USA was Miner. 29% of Foo's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Foo family was Chinese Laundry. Miner, Laborer and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foo.

Source: Census data for Foo | Data not to scale

Foo Historical Records

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Foo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Foo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Foo in 1942 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foo

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