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Fowlkes Family History

Fowlkes Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Foulks.

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

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19,043 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,321 Military Records
381 Immigration Records
13,803 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Fowlkes Families

  • Number of Fowlkes families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fowlkes families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fowlkes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fowlkes Family Origin

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Fowlkes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fowlkes

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Fowlkes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fowlkes census records

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Fowlkes Civil War Service Records

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