Folwell Family History

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Folwell Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Followell.

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


Similar surnames: Jowell, Foxwell, Colwell, Bowell, Vowell, Colwill, Bonwell, Coldwell

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Folwell Family Origin

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Folwell Family Occupations

What did your Folwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folwell. A less common occupation for the Folwell family was Laborer. The most common Folwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Folwell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Folwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Folwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folwell 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 Folwell

Passenger List

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

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Folwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Folwell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Folwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Folwell in 1962 was 73, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Folwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folwell 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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