Forss Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Fors.

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


Similar surnames: Fors, Foss, Morss, Forse, Doss, Hoss, Goss, Boss, Mores, Boros

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Forss Family Origin

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Forss Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter Jobber

    14%
  • Late Shopmaster

    14%
  • Laundress

    14%
  • Licensed Victualler

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forss family was Licensed Victualler. The most common Forss occupation in the UK was Carpenter Jobber. 14% of Forss's were Carpenter Jobbers. Carpenter Jobber, Late Shopmaster and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forss.

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Forss Historical Records

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Forss Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Forss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Forss in 1959 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forss

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