Folger Family History

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Folger Name Meaning

English: variant of Fulcher. German: nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German volger ‘companion’, ‘supporter’.

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


Similar surnames: Felger, Bolger, Folker, Bolter, Kolter, Boller, Koller, Fonger

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Folger Family Origin

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Folger Family Occupations

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  • Steamboat Owner

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Traveler

    20%

In 1881, the most common Folger occupation in Canada was Steamboat Owner. 40% of Folger's were Steamboat Owners. A less common occupation for the Folger family was Traveler. Steamboat Owner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folger.

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Folger Historical Records

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Folger Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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