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Fouke Family History

Fouke Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulke .

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


Similar surnames: Foulke, Fouse, Fluke, Duke, Foulkes, Fowkes, Fosse, Folkes, Rocke

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Where is the Fouke family from?

You can see how Fouke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fouke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Fouke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Fouke families living in Virginia. This was about 55% of all the recorded Fouke's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Fouke families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fouke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fouke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fouke. 46% of Fouke men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Fouke women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fouke were Minister and Retired Teaching. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Salesman
    37%
  • Minister
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Retired Teaching
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fouke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fouke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 225 immigration records available for the last name Fouke. 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 Cards

There are 454 military records available for the last name Fouke. For the veterans among your Fouke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fouke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fouke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fouke in 1963 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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