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Folsom Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulsham, a habitational name from Foulsham in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name Fugol + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Bossom, Fossum, Bollom, Flom, Folson, Falcon, Fossey, Tolson, Faison

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Folsom Family Origin

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Folsom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Folsom family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folsom. The most common Folsom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Folsom's were Farmers.

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Folsom Historical Records

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Folsom Life Expectancy

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