Folker Family History

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Folker Name Meaning

Variant of English Fulcher or Americanized form of the German cognate Volker.

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


Similar surnames: Folger, Forker, Booker, Folkner, Folkers, Folmer, Folkert, Felker

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Folker Family Origin

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Folker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Folker family was Farming. The most common Folker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Folker's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folker.

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Folker Historical Records

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Folker Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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