Folson Family History

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Folson Name Meaning

English: variant of Folsom.

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

Similar surnames: Folsom, Polson, Golson, Bolson, Colson, Tolson, Gholson, Dolson

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Folson Family Origin

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Folson Family Occupations

What did your Folson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Folson occupation in the UK was Clerk At Cask Makers. 20% of Folson's were Clerk At Cask Makerss. Clerk At Cask Makers, Grocer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folson. A less common occupation for the Folson family was Mechanic Cotton Machinery (C Fact Sewing).

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  • Clerk At Cask Makers

  • Grocer

  • Labourer

  • Mechanic Cotton Machinery (C Fact Sewing)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Folson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Folson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Folson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folson 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 841 immigration records available for the last name Folson. 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 Folson. For the veterans among your Folson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Folson Life Expectancy

What is the average Folson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Folson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Folson in 1961 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folson 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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