Forth Name Meaning

English: variant of Ford 1. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a ford, Middle High German vurt ‘ford’, or a habitational name from a place in Franconia named Forth.

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


Similar surnames: Furth, North, Fort, Worth, Horth, Borth, Horch, Firth, Foth, Forte

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Forth Family Origin

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Forth Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Forth occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Forth's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forth. A less common occupation for the Forth family was Labourer.

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Forth Historical Records

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Forth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Forth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Forth in 1948 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forth

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