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Desforges Name Meaning

French: habitational name originally denoting someone from a place named Forges (from forge ‘smithy’, ‘workshop’), examples of which are found in Creuse and Morbihan.

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


Similar surnames: Desfosses, Deforest, Desroches, Devore, Deforge, Laforge, Forbes

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Desforges Family Origin

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Desforges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    4%
  • Brewers Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Desforges occupation in the UK was Farmer. 21% of Desforges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Desforges family was Brewers Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desforges.

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