Foret Family History

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Foret Name Meaning

French (Forêt): from Old French forest ‘forest’, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or an occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. See also Forrest. This surname is frequent in LA.

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

Similar surnames: Fort, Forst, Forest, Forni, Mort, Forer, Fornes, Forcht, Forth, Font

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Foret Family Origin

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Foret Family Occupations

What did your Foret ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foret occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Foret's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foret family was Sugar Planter. Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foret.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Planter

  • Sugar Planter


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

Foret Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Foret. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foret 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Foret. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Foret. For the veterans among your Foret ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foret Life Expectancy

What is the average Foret lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Foret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Foret in 1952 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foret 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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