Folkerts Family History

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Folkerts Name Meaning

German: Frisian patronymic from the personal name Volkert.

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


Similar surnames: Folkert, Volkert, Alberts, Folkers, Roberts, Wolpert, Wolfert

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Folkerts Family Origin

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Folkerts Family Occupations

What did your Folkerts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Folkerts family was Lumberman. The most common Folkerts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Folkerts's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Grocery Store and Dry Goods Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folkerts.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Clerk In Grocery Store

    7%
  • Dry Goods Salesman

    7%
  • Lumberman

    7%

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

Folkerts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Folkerts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folkerts 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Folkerts. 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 Folkerts. For the veterans among your Folkerts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Folkerts Life Expectancy

What is the average Folkerts lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Folkerts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Folkerts in 1956 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folkerts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folkerts 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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