Forson Family History

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Forson Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Farson. Possibly a respelling of Swedish Forsén or Forssén, an ornamental name from fors ‘waterfall’ + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Person, Forton, Forston, Gordon, Fortson, Corson, Monson, Moron

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Forson Family Origin

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Forson Family Occupations

What did your Forson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Forson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Forson's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Forson family was Carter. Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Boiler Maker Riviter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forson.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Boiler Maker Riviter

    9%
  • Carter

    9%

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

Forson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Forson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forson 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Forson. 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 422 military records available for the last name Forson. For the veterans among your Forson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forson Life Expectancy

What is the average Forson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Forson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Forson in 1957 was 40, and 73 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forson 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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