Forker Family History

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Forker Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Farquhar. German: variant of Volker.

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


Similar surnames: Folker, Forrer, Horter, Horner, Foraker, Folkers, Forner, Florer

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Forker Family Origin

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Forker Family Occupations

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  • Cowman (Ag Lab)

    17%
  • Groom & Gardener

    17%
  • Osler Unempd

    17%
  • Railway Porter

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forker family was Railway Porter. The most common Forker occupation in the UK was Cowman (Ag Lab). 17% of Forker's were Cowman (Ag Lab)s. Cowman (Ag Lab), Groom & Gardener and Osler Unempd were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forker.

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Forker Historical Records

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Forker Life Expectancy

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