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Folta Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from the German personal name Valentin, a vernacular form of Latin Valentinus (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Fila, Polt, Bolte, Oltz, Boltz, Bolt, Foglia, Feltz, Bolla, Cola

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Folta Family Origin

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Folta Family Occupations

What did your Folta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Folta occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Folta's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    100%

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Folta Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Folta Life Expectancy

What is the average Folta lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Folta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Folta in 1964 was 86, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folta 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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