Folker Family History

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Folker Name Meaning

Variant of English Fulcher or Americanized form of the German cognate Volker.

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


Similar surnames: Folger, Forker, Booker, Folkner, Folkers, Folmer, Folkert, Felker

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Folker Family Origin

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Folker Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    18%
  • Agent Staffordshire China Works

    9%
  • Auctioneer Etc

    9%
  • Bill Poster

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Folker family was Bill Poster. Annuitant, Agent Staffordshire China Works and Auctioneer Etc were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folker. The most common Folker occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 18% of Folker's were Annuitants.

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Folker Historical Records

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Folker Life Expectancy

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