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Forbush Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of the Scottish name Forbes, which was traditionally pronounced as two syllables. Respelling of German Vorbusch, a topographic name for someone living on the edge of a wood, from vor ‘in front of’ + North German Busch ‘wood’, ‘bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Furbush, Forbus, Forbes, Fawbush, Dornbusch, Brush, Rosebush

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Forbush Family Origin

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Forbush Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forbush. A less common occupation for the Forbush family was Carpenter. The most common Forbush occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Forbush's were Farmers.

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Forbush Historical Records

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Forbush Life Expectancy

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