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Where is the Folan family from?
You can see how Folan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Folan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Folan families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Folan families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Folan's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Folan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Folan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Folan. 30% of Folan men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Folan women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Folan were Farmer and Cook.