Foresman Family History

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Foresman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Forsman.

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


Similar surnames: Foreman, Boreman, Leesman, Logeman, Forthman, Fortman, Forsman

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Foresman Family Origin

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Foresman Family Occupations

What did your Foresman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrical Fitter Ship Au Otherwise and Retired were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Foresman. 50% of Foresman men worked as an Electrical Fitter Ship Au Otherwise and 34% of Foresman women worked as a Retired. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foresman were Qualified Technical Photographic Salesman and Unpaid Gardener Shore Stc Glos F W produce G

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electrical Fitter Ship Au Otherwise
    50%
  • Qualified Technical Photographic Salesman
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Retired
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Unpaid Gardener Shore Stc Glos F W produce G
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Foresman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Foresman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foresman 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 310 immigration records available for the last name Foresman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Foresman. For the veterans among your Foresman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foresman Life Expectancy

What is the average Foresman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Foresman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Foresman in 1953 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foresman

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