Forer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a prominent fir tree, from Middle High German vorhe ‘fir’. Altered spelling of German Fahrer.

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


Similar surnames: Dorer, Fuhrer, Kober, Foret, Borer, Hober, Fleer, Comer, Oder, Rorer

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Forer Family Origin

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Forer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Seamstress

    14%
  • Shoe Maker

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forer family was Shoe Maker. The most common Forer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Forer's were Farmers. Farmer and Seamstress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forer.

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Forer Historical Records

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Forer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Forer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Forer in 1962 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forer

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