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Foti Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the Greek personal name Photios, a derivative of Greek phos ‘light’ (genitive photos). Hungarian (Fóti): habitational name for someone from a village called Fót in Pest county.

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


Similar surnames: Forti, Bodi, Poli, Fonte, Roti, Fitz, Fata, Forni, Toto, Loi

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Foti Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Foti name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Foti. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy

    31%

  • England & Wales

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

  • France

    6%

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Foti Family Origin

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Foti Family Occupations

What did your Foti ancestors do for a living?

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

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Foti Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foti Life Expectancy

What is the average Foti lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Foti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Foti in 1952 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foti 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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