Foskey Family History

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Foskey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Foskett.

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


Similar surnames: Oskey, Forrey, Cossey, Fossey, Poskey, Paskey, Laskey, Rockey, Okey

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Foskey Family Origin

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Foskey Family Occupations

What did your Foskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foskey family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foskey. The most common Foskey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Foskey's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeps House

    8%

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

Foskey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foskey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Foskey. 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 Foskey. For the veterans among your Foskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Foskey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Foskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Foskey in 1953 was 22, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foskey 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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