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Fulcher Family History

Fulcher Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Fulcher Fulchier Fulger Fulker Foucher a name of Norman introduction from an Old French form of ancient Germanic Fulchar Fulcher. Old English Folchere (not recorded after 824) and Old Danish Folkar (otherwise unrecorded in England) are alternative but unlikely sources of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Fuller, Fulmer, Butcher, Ducker, Huscher, Belcher, Pilcher, Bucher

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Where is the Fulcher family from?

You can see how Fulcher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fulcher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fulcher families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 423 Fulcher families living in Norfolk. This was about 26% of all the recorded Fulcher's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Fulcher families in 1891.
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What did your Fulcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Fulcher. 12% of Fulcher men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Fulcher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fulcher were Bricklayer and Housewife. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    12%
  • Farm Labourer
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Bricklayer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
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Census Records

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Fulcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fulcher 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Fulcher. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Fulcher. For the veterans among your Fulcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fulcher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fulcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fulcher in 1947 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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