Foerst Family History

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Foerst Name Meaning

German: shortened form of Foerster or Förstner (see Forster 1).

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


Similar surnames: Ferst, Foist, Fuerst, Oberst, First, Yoest, Goers, Forrest, Boerst

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Foerst Family Origin

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Foerst Family Occupations

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  • Dealer

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%
  • Gilder

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foerst family was Gilder. The most common Foerst occupation in the USA was Dealer. 13% of Foerst's were Dealers. Dealer, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foerst.

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Foerst Historical Records

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Foerst Life Expectancy

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