Fuchs Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German vuhs, German Fuchs ‘fox’, nickname for a sly or cunning person, or for someone with red hair. This name is widespread throughout central Europe. As a Jewish name, it is mainly an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Ochs, Buchs, Luchs, Fochs, Dachs, Sachs, Tuch, Lucht, Fuhs, Buche

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Fuchs Family Origin

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Fuchs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fuchs family was Tailor. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fuchs. The most common Fuchs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Fuchs's were Farmers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Fuchs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fuchs in 1944 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fuchs

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