Forish Family History

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Forish Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and Irish Farrish.

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

Similar surnames: Farish, Faris, Fariss, Frith, Farrish, Forbis, Irish, Moris, Forss

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Forish Family Origin

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Forish Family Occupations

What did your Forish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Forish. 20% of Forish men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Forish women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forish were Machinist and Librarian

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Bookkeeper
  • Laborer
  • Librarian

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Forish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 978 census records available for the last name Forish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forish 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Forish. 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 239 military records available for the last name Forish. For the veterans among your Forish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forish Life Expectancy

What is the average Forish lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Forish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Forish in 1964 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forish 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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