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Foraker Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Vieregger or Vierecker (see Viereck). Alternatively, it could be an old or altered spelling of English Fouracre, a topographic or status name for someone occupying or owning a holding of four acres.

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


Similar surnames: Frater, Forster, Forer, Fortner, Raker, Raper, Folker, Reker, Fortier

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Foraker Family Origin

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Foraker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Judge-Superior Court

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Mautean Maker

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Judge-Superior Court and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foraker. A less common occupation for the Foraker family was Mautean Maker. The most common Foraker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Foraker's were Farmers.

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Foraker Historical Records

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Foraker Life Expectancy

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