Folse Family History

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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

What did your Folse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. The most common Folse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Folse's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Rice Planter

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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Folse Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Folse Life Expectancy

What is the average Folse lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folse 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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