Forhan Family History

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Forhan Name Meaning

an altered spelling of Irish Foran, Forahan, or Forhane, reduced Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó Fuartháin, a name based on the adjective fuar ‘cold’. an Americanized spelling of French Canadian Forand.

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

Similar surnames: Foran, Rohan, Forehand, Feehan, Corgan, Toran, Farnan, Forkin, Horgan

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Forhan Family Origin

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Forhan Family Occupations

What did your Forhan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forhan family was Keeping House. The most common Forhan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Forhan's were Laborers. Laborer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forhan.

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  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Forhan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Forhan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forhan 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 818 immigration records available for the last name Forhan. 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 552 military records available for the last name Forhan. For the veterans among your Forhan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forhan Life Expectancy

What is the average Forhan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Forhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Forhan in 1960 was 60, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forhan 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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