Fulcher Family History

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Fulcher Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + hari, heri ‘army’, which was introduced into England from France by the Normans; isolated examples may derive from the cognate Old English Folchere or Old Norse Folkar, but these names were far less common.

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

Similar surnames: Fuller, Fulmer, Butcher, Ducker, Huscher, Belcher, Pilcher, Bucher

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Fulcher Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fulcher name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Fulcher Family Origin

Where is the Fulcher family from?

Fulcher Family Occupations

What did your Fulcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fulcher. The most common Fulcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Fulcher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fulcher family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Fulcher Historical Records

What Fulcher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Fulcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fulcher 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 Fulcher. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Fulcher. For the veterans among your Fulcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fulcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Fulcher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fulcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fulcher in 1947 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fulcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fulcher 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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