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The Foule name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the region beside an enclosed pen for animals. In particular the surname Foule can be in Bolton in the county of Lancashire. The surname Foule may also be an occupational name for someone who looked after sheep.

Early Origins of the Foule family


The surname Foule was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Early History of the Foule family

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Early History of the Foule family


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Foule Spelling Variations

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Foule Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Foule has undergone many spelling variations, including Foulds, Faulds, Fowlds, Foulls, Faulls, Fowldes and many more.

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Early Notables of the Foule family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Foule family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Foule family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Foule family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Foule were among those contributors:

Foule Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Cornelius Foule, who landed in Maryland in 1667 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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