Folse Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Volz. Perhaps an altered spelling of English False, a nickname for a deceiver, from Old French fals, faus ‘false’.

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


Similar surnames: Fouse, Rouse, Forse, Fosse, Foose, Fowle, Dole, Mole, Royse, Foltz

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Folse Family Origin

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Folse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Rice Planter

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Folse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Folse's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Rice Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folse. A less common occupation for the Folse family was Clerk In Store.

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Folse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Folse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Folse in 1949 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folse

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