Forestier Family History

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Forestier Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a royal forest or an occupational name for a forester or keeper, from an agent derivative of Old French forest ‘forest’ (see Foret).

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


Similar surnames: Forster, Fortier, Frenier, Reuter, Portier, Forrester, Mortier

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Forestier Family Origin

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Forestier Family Occupations

What did your Forestier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Barber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forestier. The most common Forestier occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Forestier's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

    50%
  • Barber

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Forestier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Forestier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forestier 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Forestier. 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 Forestier. For the veterans among your Forestier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forestier Life Expectancy

What is the average Forestier lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Forestier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Forestier in 1961 was 29, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forestier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forestier 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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