Fosnot Family History

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Fosnot Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Fasnacht.

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

Similar surnames: Fosnight, Gosney, Foist, Loso, Foshay, Yost, Foerst, Koslow, Fast

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Fosnot Family Origin

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Fosnot Family Occupations

What did your Fosnot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fosnot family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fosnot. The most common Fosnot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Fosnot's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • Day Laborer


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Fosnot Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fosnot Life Expectancy

What is the average Fosnot lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Fosnot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Fosnot in 1965 was 67, and 65 in 2004.

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