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Fossen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the numerous farmsteads throughout Norway named Fossen, from the definite form of foss ‘waterfall’ (from Old Norse fors). German: variant of Fassen, a short form of Servatius (see Faas 3).

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


Similar surnames: Fosse, Osen, Rossen, Olsen, Fossum, Bossen, Fossey, Kosten, Cossey

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Fossen Family Origin

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Fossen Family Occupations

What did your Fossen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Glass Blower were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fossen. The most common Fossen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Fossen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Glass Blower

    20%

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

Fossen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fossen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Fossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Fossen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Fossen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fossen in 1962 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

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