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Fulk Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulks. Respelling of German Volk.

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


Similar surnames: Folk, Foulk, Fulks, Fulp, Full, Pulk, Tulk, Fluck, Welk, Fuls

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Where is the Fulk family from?

You can see how Fulk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fulk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fulk families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 23 Fulk families living in Ohio. This was about 28% of all the recorded Fulk's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Fulk families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fulk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fulk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fulk. 30% of Fulk men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Fulk women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fulk were Farm Laborer and Stenographer.

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Fulk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fulk 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Fulk. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Fulk. For the veterans among your Fulk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fulk lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fulk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fulk in 1944 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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