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Deforrest Name Meaning

Variant of French Deforest. This was a common form in colonial New York among Huguenots who fled first to the Netherlands and from there to New Netherland via the West India Company.

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


Similar surnames: Deforest, Georges, Perret, Laforest, Forest, Deforge, Demarest

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Deforrest Family Origin

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Deforrest Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Sailor

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%
  • Clerk Stock Exchange

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deforrest family was Clerk Stock Exchange. The most common Deforrest occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 16% of Deforrest's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Sailor and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deforrest.

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