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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fulcher

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From a medieval English given name of Germanic origin, cognate to modern German Volker.

  1. A surname​, most common in East Anglia.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Fulcher

Rich was given the name Richard Fulcher on November 18th, 1968 in Massachusetts, United States.


David Fulcher is an american football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to 1993. David was born on September 28th, 1964 in Los Angeles.


Russell was born on March 9th, 1962 in Boise, Idaho.


Mondriel Fulcher is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2002. Mondriel was born on October 15th, 1976 in Coffeyville, Kansas.


Bill Fulcher is a college coach. Bill was born on February 9th, 1934 in Augusta, Georgia.


Gabriel was born on November 27th, 1969.


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Popularity of Fulcher as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fulcher U.S.
  White 81.57% 64.26%
  African American 13.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fulcher

People with the last name Fulcher are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Fulcher

  • How Popular is the name Fulcher? As a last name Fulcher was the 5,182nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Fulcher first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Fulcher is Monday, September 4th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Fulcher? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Fulcher. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Fulcher: Your name in reverse order is Rehcluf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cfeuhrl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fulcher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,745 people with the last name Fulcher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fulcher? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Fulcher as their last name.

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