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Fulps Name Meaning

Variant, apparently under French influence, of Dutch or English Phillips.

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


Similar surnames: Fulp, Fulks, Cupps, Folks, Fells, Hults, Fulk, Felts, Huls, Foulds

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Where is the Fulps family from?

You can see how Fulps families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fulps family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Fulps families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Fulps families living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Fulps's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Fulps families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fulps surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fulps ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fulps. 43% of Fulps men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Fulps women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fulps were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Roughneck
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Seamstress
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fulps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fulps 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Fulps. 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 223 military records available for the last name Fulps. For the veterans among your Fulps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fulps lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fulps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fulps in 1948 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

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