Folds Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pen for animals, or an occupational name for someone who worked in one, from Middle English fold ‘pen’, ‘enclosure’ (Old English falod, fald).

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


Similar surnames: Bold, Ford, Gold, Toles, Fels, Olds, Foiles, Felde, Soldo, Forys

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Folds Family Origin

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Folds Family Occupations

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  • Brick Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Housekeeper

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Folds occupation in the UK was Brick Maker. 7% of Folds's were Brick Makers. A less common occupation for the Folds family was Labourer. Brick Maker, Carpenter and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folds.

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Folds Historical Records

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Folds Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Folds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Folds in 1945 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folds

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