Fulp Family History

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Fulp Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Falb or of Pfülb, a metonymic occupational name for an upholsterer or cushion maker, or a nickname for a soft person. Compare Fulfer. Alternatively, possibly a variant of Dutch or English Phillip.

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

Similar surnames: Tulp, Culp, Felt, Puls, Full, Kulp, Fulps, Fulk, Delp, Funt

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Fulp Family Origin

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Fulp Family Occupations

What did your Fulp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fulp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Fulp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fulp family was D.G. Merchnt. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fulp.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • D.G. Merchnt


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

Fulp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Fulp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fulp 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Fulp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fulp. For the veterans among your Fulp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fulp Life Expectancy

What is the average Fulp lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fulp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fulp in 1940 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fulp 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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