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Fotis Surname Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Fotis from classical Greek Phōtios a derivative of phōs ‘light’ (genitive phōtos) or a shortened form of any of various derivatives of this name e.g. Fotiadis . Compare Foti .

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


Similar surnames: Fotos, Foti, Otis, Boris, Solis, Kotas, Foss, Rodis, Matis, Lois

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Where is the Fotis family from?

You can see how Fotis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fotis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Fotis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Fotis families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Fotis's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Fotis families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fotis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fotis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cook was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fotis. 50% of Fotis men worked as a Cook. .

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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

  • Cook
    50%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Deck Hand
    25%
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Census Records

There are 531 census records available for the last name Fotis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fotis 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Fotis. 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 137 military records available for the last name Fotis. For the veterans among your Fotis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fotis lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Fotis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fotis in 1964 was 75, and 40 in 2004.

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