Fawkes Family History

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Fawkes Name Meaning

English: variant of Faulks.

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

Similar surnames: Fakes, Hawkes, Fewkes, Fowkes, Fake, Hawke, Hawks, Fowlkes, Rawles

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Fawkes Family Origin

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Fawkes Family Occupations

What did your Fawkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fawkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Fawkes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fawkes family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Book Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fawkes.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Keeper

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Fawkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Fawkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fawkes 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fawkes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Fawkes. For the veterans among your Fawkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fawkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fawkes lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fawkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fawkes in 1940 was 61, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fawkes 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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