Forth Family History

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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

What did your Forth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Forth. 13% of Forth men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Forth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forth were Incapacitated and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Farm Labourer
    13%
  • Farm Foreman
    11%
  • Incapacitated
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Household Duties
    2%

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

Forth Historical Records

What Forth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Forth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forth 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Forth. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Forth. For the veterans among your Forth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forth Life Expectancy

What is the average Forth lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forth

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