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

What did your Forsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricter Retail and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Forsman. 8% of Forsman men worked as a Bricter Retail and 45% of Forsman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forsman were Carpenter Joiner and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricter Retail
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bus Ticket Holder Maker
  • Carpenter Joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shorthand Typist
  • Cashier Restaurant
  • Domestic

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

Forsman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Forsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forsman 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 Forsman

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Forsman. 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 Forsman. For the veterans among your Forsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Forsman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Forsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Forsman in 1946 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forsman 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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