Forkum Family History

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Forkum Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an altered form of Irish Forkin. This name is found chiefly in TN; there is also a large family in Paragould, AR.

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


Similar surnames: Corkum, Fortun, Gorum, Forkin, Orum, Forbes, Morken, Fork, Forino

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Forkum Family Origin

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Forkum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Ex-Policeman

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Millinery & Dress

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forkum family was Millinery & Dress. The most common Forkum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Forkum's were Farmers. Farmer, Ex-Policeman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forkum.

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Forkum Life Expectancy

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