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 1880, the most common Foresman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Foresman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foresman family was Clergyman. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foresman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher

  • Clergyman


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

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foresman 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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