Forrester Family History

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Forrester Name Meaning

English: occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Forrest.

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


Similar surnames: Forster, Forrest, Forester, Forestier, Forrister, Parmenter

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Forrester Family Origin

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Forrester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forrester family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Forrester occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Forrester's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forrester.

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Forrester Historical Records

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Forrester Life Expectancy

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