Foulds Family History

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Foulds Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Folds.

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

Similar surnames: Faulds, Bolds, Foulkes, Moulds, Lounds, Folks, Foulke, Gould, Folds

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Foulds Family Origin

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Foulds Family Occupations

What did your Foulds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boiler Maker and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foulds. A less common occupation for the Foulds family was Boot & Shoe Dealer. The most common Foulds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Foulds's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boiler Maker

  • Bookkeeper

  • Boot & Shoe Dealer


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

Foulds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Foulds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foulds 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Foulds. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Foulds. For the veterans among your Foulds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foulds Life Expectancy

What is the average Foulds lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Foulds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Foulds in 1948 was 66, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foulds

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foulds 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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