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Fotopoulos Surname Meaning

Greek: patronymic from the personal name Fotis + the ending -poulos (from Latin pullus ‘nestling chick’) which occurs chiefly in the Peloponnese.

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


Similar surnames: Kostopoulos, Petropoulos, Sotiropoulos, Eliopoulos, Demopoulos

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Where is the Fotopoulos family from?

You can see how Fotopoulos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fotopoulos family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Fotopoulos families living in Illinois. This was about 22% of all the recorded Fotopoulos's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Fotopoulos families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fotopoulos surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fotopoulos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fotopoulos. 43% of Fotopoulos men worked as a Proprietor. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    43%
  • Cook
    29%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 584 census records available for the last name Fotopoulos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fotopoulos 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 890 immigration records available for the last name Fotopoulos. 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 191 military records available for the last name Fotopoulos. For the veterans among your Fotopoulos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fotopoulos lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fotopoulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fotopoulos in 1963 was 36, and 98 in 2004.

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