Foss Surname History
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Foss Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Foss can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Foss may be in dispute depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Foss Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Foss come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Foss are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Foss Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Foss were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Foss. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Foss last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Foss vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years.
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Foss Family Tree
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- Ingeborg Mathiasdatter Foss 1660 - 1696
- Niels Christensen Foss 1588 - 1645
- Mathias Foss Til Høstemark, til Høstemark 1627 - 1683
- Samuel Foss 1662 - 1753
- Mary Foss or Frost Warren 1667 - 1699
- Martha Foss 1670 - 1738
- Thomas Foss 1672 - 1710
- Mary Molly Foss 1784 - 1855
- Bodil Marie/Margrethe Nielsdatter Foss 1694 - 1763
- Niels Madsen Foss 1664 - 1710