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Forker Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Farquhar. German: variant of Volker.

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


Similar surnames: Folker, Forrer, Horter, Horner, Foraker, Folkers, Forner, Florer

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Forker Family Origin

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Forker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forker. A less common occupation for the Forker family was Laborer. The most common Forker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Forker's were Farmers.

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Forker Historical Records

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Forker Life Expectancy

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