Folden Family History

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Folden Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in central Norway, originally taking their names from a fjord named ‘the wide (fjord)’.

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


Similar surnames: Volden, Olden, Olsen, Colden, Holden, Kolden, Holien, Wollen, Roldan

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Folden Family Origin

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Folden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Folden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Folden's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folden. A less common occupation for the Folden family was Carpenter.

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Folden Historical Records

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Folden Life Expectancy

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