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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Foden

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Alt. Meaning

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Foden

Una Foden is a pop, dance, electropop, dance-pop, r&b, acoustic, rhythm, blues, and acoustic music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Una was given the name Una Theresa Imogene Healy on October 10th, 1981 in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. Una is also known as Una Foden.


Ben Foden is a rugby player for the Northampton Saints. He was most prominent from 2004 to 2008. Ben was born on July 22nd, 1985 in Chester.


Wendy was born on January 25th, 1975.


Edward was born on February 14th, 1913. He breathed his last breath on June 8th, 1985.


He left this life on October 14th, 1908.


Joe was born on March 10th, 1918. He left this life on February 16th, 1995.


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Popularity of Foden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Foden U.S.
  White 88.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Foden

People with the last name Foden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Foden

  • How Popular is the name Foden? As a last name Foden was the 69,996th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Foden? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Foden was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Foden: Your name in reverse order is Nedof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Efnod. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Foden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 280 people with the last name Foden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Foden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Foden as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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