Folkman Family History

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Folkman Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jewish (Ashkenazic) or Americanized spelling of German Volkmann.

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


Similar surnames: Follman, Volkman, Feldman, Felman, Kolkman, Holzman, Goldman, Kolman

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Folkman Family Origin

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Folkman Family Occupations

What did your Folkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Folkman family was Blacksmith. The most common Folkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Folkman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folkman.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Folkman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Folkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folkman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Folkman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Folkman. 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 Folkman. For the veterans among your Folkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Folkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Folkman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Folkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Folkman in 1952 was 46, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folkman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folkman 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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