When Frank C Foote was born on 21 May 1867, in Newtown Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Gideon Foote Jr., was 32 and his mother, Julia A Webb, was 26. He lived in Roaring Brook Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Union, Broome, New York, United States in 1910. He died after 22 June 1880.
English and Scottish: from Middle English fot ‘foot’ (Old English fōt), sometimes translated in medieval documents by Latin cum pede ‘with the foot’. Probably a nickname for someone with a deformity of the foot or with large feet.
English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English personal name Fot, from Old Norse Fótr, originally a nickname with the same sense as 1 above.
English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.