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Fochs Name Meaning

German: variant of Fuchs ‘fox’. This surname is very rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Fuchs, Ochs, Foth, Dachs, Luchs, Koch, Foss, Fohl, Moch, Roche

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Where is the Fochs family from?

You can see how Fochs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fochs family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fochs families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Fochs families living in Dorset. This was about 80% of all the recorded Fochs's in United Kingdom. Dorset had the highest population of Fochs families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fochs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fochs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fochs. 48% of Fochs men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Fochs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fochs were Hired Hand and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    48%
  • Attendant
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Hired Hand
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Housework
    40%
  • Maid
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fochs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fochs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 445 immigration records available for the last name Fochs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 193 military records available for the last name Fochs. For the veterans among your Fochs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fochs lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Fochs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Fochs in 1961 was 32, and 58 in 2003.

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