Footer Family History

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Footer Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Suffolk): topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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


Similar surnames: Foote, Coomer, Sorter, Pooler, Holter, Oster, Boozer, Flater, Fonte

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Footer Family Origin

Where is the Footer family from?

Footer Family Occupations

What did your Footer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Footer. A less common occupation for the Footer family was Fisherman. The most common Footer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Footer's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Fisherman

    13%

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

Footer Historical Records

What Footer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Footer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Footer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Footer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Footer. 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 Footer. For the veterans among your Footer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Footer Life Expectancy

What is the average Footer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Footer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Footer in 1954 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Footer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Footer 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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