Fewkes Family History

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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

What did your Fewkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. The most common Fewkes occupation in the UK was Framework Knitter. 10% of Fewkes's were Framework Knitters.

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  • Framework Knitter

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%

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

Fewkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fewkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fewkes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fewkes. 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 Fewkes. For the veterans among your Fewkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fewkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fewkes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Fewkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fewkes in 1954 was 44, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fewkes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fewkes 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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