Forsman Family History

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Forsman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fors ‘waterfall’ + man ‘man’. German (Forsmann): variant of Forstmann, itself a variant of Förster (see Forster).

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


Similar surnames: Forman, Foreman, Gossman, Mersman, Rosman, Nordman, Horstman, Norman

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Forsman Family Origin

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Forsman Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Forsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Forsman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Forsman family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forsman.

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Forsman Historical Records

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Forsman Life Expectancy

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