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

What did your Forker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forker. A less common occupation for the Forker family was Student. The most common Forker occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Forker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%
  • Student

    33%

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

Forker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Forker Life Expectancy

What is the average Forker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Forker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Forker in 1959 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forker 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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