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

What did your Forrester ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Forrester Historical Records

What Forrester family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Forrester. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forrester census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Forrester

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Forrester. 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 Forrester. For the veterans among your Forrester ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forrester Life Expectancy

What is the average Forrester lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Forrester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Forrester in 1942 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forrester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forrester 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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