Folkes Family History

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Folkes Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulks.

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

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Folkes Family Origin

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Folkes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Folkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Folkes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Folkes family was Grocer. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folkes.

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Folkes Historical Records

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Folkes Life Expectancy

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