Forstrom Family History

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Forstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Forsström): ornamental name composed of the elements fors ‘waterfall’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Norstrom, Borgstrom, Ostrom, Fernstrom, Nordstrom, Lofstrom, Bostrom

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Forstrom Family Origin

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Forstrom Family Occupations

What did your Forstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Forstrom occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Forstrom's were Tailors.

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Forstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Forstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forstrom 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 910 immigration records available for the last name Forstrom. 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 341 military records available for the last name Forstrom. For the veterans among your Forstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Forstrom lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Forstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Forstrom in 1959 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forstrom 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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