Foulkes Family History

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Foulkes Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Foulks.

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

Similar surnames: Fowlkes, Foulke, Folkes, Fowkes, Folks, Foulk, Foulds, Fulks, Fouke

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Foulkes Family Origin

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Foulkes Family Occupations

What did your Foulkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Foulkes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Foulkes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foulkes family was Julier. Farmer, Blacksmith and Domestic Serv'T were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foulkes.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Domestic Serv'T

  • Julier


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

Foulkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Foulkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foulkes 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Foulkes. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Foulkes. For the veterans among your Foulkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foulkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Foulkes lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Foulkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Foulkes in 1958 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foulkes 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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