Fulfer Family History

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Fulfer Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Pfülwer or Fülfe, an occupational name for an upholsterer or a nickname for a soft person, from Middle High German phülwe ‘feather cushion’.

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

Similar surnames: Faler, Fuller, Duffer, Tuller, Hupfer, Fleer, Pulver, Huffer, Mulder

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Fulfer Family Origin

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Fulfer Family Occupations

What did your Fulfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fulfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Fulfer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fulfer. A less common occupation for the Fulfer family was Fireman Stem Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Fireman Stem Mill


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

Fulfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fulfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fulfer 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Fulfer. 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 484 military records available for the last name Fulfer. For the veterans among your Fulfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fulfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fulfer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fulfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fulfer in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fulfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fulfer 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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