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FUCHS - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname FUCHS

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Definition: Fox. From the Middle High German "vuhs" meaning fox. Sometimes used to describe someone with red hair, or someone considered crafty or clever - characteristics attributed to the fox. FOX is the English version of this surname.

Surname Origin: German

Alternate Surname Spellings: FUHS, FUX, FOX

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Surname Finder - FUCHS Genealogy & Family Resources
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FUCHS Surname & Family Mailing List
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FUCHS Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - FUCHS Genealogy
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German Genealogy
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DistantCousin.com - FUCHS Genealogy & Family History
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Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the FUCHS surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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