Fore Family History

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Fore Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fahr.

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

Similar surnames: Forer, Foree, Ford, Forse, Fare, Forde, Foren, Foye, Shore, More

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Fore Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fore name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fore. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Fore Family Origin

Where is the Fore family from?

Fore Family Occupations

What did your Fore ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fore family was Chemist Employing 9 Hands. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fore. The most common Fore occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Fore's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker

  • Chemist Employing 9 Hands


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fore ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fore Historical Records

What Fore family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Fore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fore. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Fore. For the veterans among your Fore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fore Life Expectancy

What is the average Fore lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fore in 1941 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fore ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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