Foulks Family History

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Foulks Name Meaning

English: from a Norman personal name, a short form of various Germanic names formed with folk ‘people’. See also Volk.

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

Similar surnames: Faulks, Boulos, Faulds, Poulos, Loucks, Foulk, Voyles, Foiles, Fulk

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Foulks Family Origin

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Foulks Family Occupations

What did your Foulks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Foulks occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 5% of Foulks's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Coal Miner and (Gen) Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foulks. A less common occupation for the Foulks family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • (Gen) Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Foulks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Foulks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foulks 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 515 immigration records available for the last name Foulks. 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 Foulks. For the veterans among your Foulks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foulks Life Expectancy

What is the average Foulks lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Foulks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Foulks in 1949 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foulks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foulks 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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