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Faulks Family History

Faulks Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Fauque Fauques Fau(l)ques (oblique case Fau(l)que) originally an ancient Germanic byname Falco meaning ‘falcon’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Foulks, Falk, Faulds, Fallis, Faul, Rauls, Hauck, Balls, Laucks

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Where is the Faulks family from?

You can see how Faulks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Faulks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Faulks families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 162 Faulks families living in Leicestershire. This was about 31% of all the recorded Faulks's in United Kingdom. Leicestershire had the highest population of Faulks families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Faulks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Faulks ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Faulks. 14% of Faulks men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 71% of Faulks women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Faulks were Licensed Victualler and Unpaid Household Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    14%
  • Incapacitated
    14%
  • Student
    10%
  • Licensed Victualler
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Boot shoe Machinist
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Faulks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faulks 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Faulks. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Faulks. For the veterans among your Faulks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Faulks lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Faulks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Faulks in 1956 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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