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Folkner Family Origin

Where is the Folkner family from?

Folkner Family Occupations

What did your Folkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folkner. A less common occupation for the Folkner family was Carpenter. The most common Folkner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Folkner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Folkner Historical Records

What Folkner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Folkner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folkner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Folkner

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Folkner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Folkner. For the veterans among your Folkner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Folkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Folkner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Folkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Folkner in 1951 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folkner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folkner 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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