Foulk Family History

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Foulk Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire): variant of Foulks.

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

Similar surnames: Foulke, Fulk, Folk, Fouke, Fulks, Foulkes, Soule, Foulks, Fulp, Fluck

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Foulk Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Foulk name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Foulk. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Foulk Family Origin

Where is the Foulk family from?

Foulk Family Occupations

What did your Foulk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foulk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Foulk's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foulk. A less common occupation for the Foulk family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Foulk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Foulk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foulk 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 624 immigration records available for the last name Foulk. 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 Foulk. For the veterans among your Foulk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foulk Life Expectancy

What is the average Foulk lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Foulk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Foulk in 1942 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foulk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foulk 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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