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Footman Name Meaning

English: from Middle English fotman, applied in various senses, but most probably an occupational name for a foot soldier, or possibly for an attendant or servant (a meaning first recorded in late Middle English).

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

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Footman Family Origin

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Footman Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    43%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%

In 1880, the most common Footman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Footman's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Footman. A less common occupation for the Footman family was Teamster.

Source: Census data for Footman | Data not to scale

Footman Historical Records

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Footman Life Expectancy

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