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Fewkes Name Meaning

English: chiefly East Midlands variant of Foulkes. Americanized spelling of German Fuchs.

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


Similar surnames: Fowkes, Berkes, Fawkes, Perkes, Fikes, Beckes, Flakes, Eakes, Yerkes

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Fewkes Family Origin

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Fewkes Family Occupations

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  • Framework Knitter

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Fewkes occupation in the UK was Framework Knitter. 10% of Fewkes's were Framework Knitters. Framework Knitter, Coal Miner and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fewkes. A less common occupation for the Fewkes family was Farmer.

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