Forgey Family History

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Forgey Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of French Forget or an altered spelling of Scottish Forgie.

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


Similar surnames: Forsey, Forrey, Forney, Morley, Gorney, Forget, Forge, Forcey, Forkey

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Forgey Family Origin

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Forgey Family Occupations

What did your Forgey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Forgey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Forgey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Forgey family was Stockraiser. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forgey.

View Census data for Forgey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Stockraiser

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Forgey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Forgey Life Expectancy

What is the average Forgey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Forgey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Forgey in 1945 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forgey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forgey 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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