Faulks Family History

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Faulks Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Fau(l)ques (oblique case Fau(l)que), originally a Germanic byname meaning ‘falcon’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Foulks, Falk, Faulds, Fallis, Faul, Rauls, Hauck, Balls, Laucks

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Faulks Family Origin

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Faulks Family Occupations

What did your Faulks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Shoe Finisher and Cotton Stocking Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faulks. A less common occupation for the Faulks family was Farm Labourer. The most common Faulks occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Faulks's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Shoe Finisher

  • Cotton Stocking Maker

  • Farm Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Faulks ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Faulks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Faulks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faulks census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 554 immigration records available for the last name Faulks. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Faulks. For the veterans among your Faulks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faulks Life Expectancy

What is the average Faulks lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Faulks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Faulks in 1956 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faulks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faulks ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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