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Forsman Family History

Forsman Name Meaning
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fors ‘waterfall’ + man ‘man’.German (Forsmann): variant of Forstmann, itself a variant of Förster (see Forster).

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

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28,826 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,783 Military Records
4,333 Immigration Records
8,284 Census and Voter Lists
21,291 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Forsman Families

  • Number of Forsman families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Forsman families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Forsman families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Forsman census records

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Forsman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Forsman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Forsman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Forsman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Forsman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Forsman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Forsman census records

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Forsman Civil War Service Records

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