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Felker Family History

Felker Name Meaning
from a variant of the Germanic personal name Volker, composed of the elements folk ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + heri ‘army’.probably a variant of Fälker, itself a variant of Falkner.

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

115,412 Historical Documents with Felker on Ancestry.com
26,529 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,043 Military Records
1,239 Immigration Records
21,129 Census and Voter Lists
62,472 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Felker Families

  • Number of Felker families
     71 - 140
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Felker families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Felker families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Felker census records

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Felker Family Origin

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Felker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Felker

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Felker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Felker census records

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Felker Civil War Service Records

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