Forse Family History

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Forse Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Avon): variant of Fosse. Americanized form of French Fortier.

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

Similar surnames: Forsey, Fouse, Force, Morse, Forsee, Fosse, Forte, Folse, Forge

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Forse Family Origin

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Forse Family Occupations

What did your Forse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Forse. 5% of Forse men worked as a Retired and 55% of Forse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forse were Clerk In Holy Orders and Ladies Hairdresser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retired
  • Builder decorator
  • Bus Conductor
  • Clerk In Holy Orders

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Unpaid
  • Housewife
  • Ladies Hairdresser

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

Forse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Forse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forse 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Forse. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Forse. For the veterans among your Forse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forse Life Expectancy

What is the average Forse lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Forse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Forse in 1951 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forse 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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