When Matthew Fox was born on 17 October 1908, his father, Max "Kid Twist" Zweifach, was 24 and his mother, Sadie Birnbaum, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Katie Adelia Vance. He died in 1998, at the age of 90.
1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .