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Redfox Name Meaning

Native American (also Red Fox): translation into English of a personal name such as Cheyenne Ma'ehoohe meaning ‘(red) fox’. See also Fox 6. Americanized form (translation into English) of German Rothfuchs: nickname from German Rotfuchs ‘red fox’; see Roth 1 and Fuchs .

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


Similar surnames: Reddix, Redmon, Redford, Fox, Reder, Reiff, Reifer, Ruffo, Rego

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Where is the Redfox family from?

You can see how Redfox families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redfox family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Redfox families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 32 Redfox families living in Ohio. This was about 74% of all the recorded Redfox's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Redfox families in 1880.
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What did your Redfox ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Toll Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redfox. 47% of Redfox men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Redfox women worked as a Toll Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redfox were Trapper and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    39%
  • Trapper
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Toll Operator
    50%
  • Seamstress
    50%
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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Redfox. 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 75 military records available for the last name Redfox. For the veterans among your Redfox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redfox lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Redfox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Redfox in 1963 was 71, and 42 in 2004.

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