Forkner Family History

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Forkner Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Faulkner.

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


Similar surnames: Foraker, Lockner, Falkner, Bordner, Cortner, Kirkner, Fonner, Forer

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Forkner Family Origin

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Forkner Family Occupations

What did your Forkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brass Caster, Brickmaker and Domestic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forkner. A less common occupation for the Forkner family was Horse Nail Maker. The most common Forkner occupation in the UK was Brass Caster. 25% of Forkner's were Brass Casters.

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  • Brass Caster

    25%
  • Brickmaker

    25%
  • Domestic

    25%
  • Horse Nail Maker

    25%

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

Forkner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Forkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Forkner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Forkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Forkner in 1948 was 59, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forkner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forkner 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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