Foyt Family History

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Foyt Name Meaning

Respelling of German Foyth, a variant of Vogt.

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


Similar surnames: Foit, Fogt, Dodt, Foot, Foy, Bost, Fort, Fout, Fent, Goy

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Foyt Family Origin

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Foyt Family Occupations

What did your Foyt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foyt occupation in the USA was Cook. 100% of Foyt's were Cooks.

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  • Cook

    100%

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

Foyt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foyt Life Expectancy

What is the average Foyt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Foyt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Foyt in 1957 was 32, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foyt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foyt 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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