Fouse Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Fousse, a southern variant of Fosse. Americanized spelling of German Pfaus, a variant of Pfautz, a nickname for a self-important person.

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


Similar surnames: Folse, Rouse, Couse, Forse, Gouse, Foose, Douse, Fouch, Poust, Rous

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Fouse Family Origin

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Fouse Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Fouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Fouse's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fouse. A less common occupation for the Fouse family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Fouse Historical Records

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Fouse Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Fouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fouse in 1951 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

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