Foote Name Meaning

nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fot), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr. topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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


Similar surnames: Footer, Booth, Motte, Fosse, Coote, Fonte, Corte, Forth, Porte, Flott

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Foote Family Origin

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Foote Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foote. The most common Foote occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Foote's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foote family was Carpenter.

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Foote Historical Records

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Foote Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Foote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Foote in 1942 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foote

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