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Foree Family History

Foree Name Meaning

Altered form of French Fauré (see Faure ).

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


Similar surnames: Goree, Forsee, Forse, Fore, Folse, Loree, Foren, Moree, Porte, Forde

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Where is the Foree family from?

You can see how Foree families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Foree family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Foree families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Foree families living in Kentucky. This was about 82% of all the recorded Foree's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Foree families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Foree surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Foree ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Foree. 32% of Foree men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Foree women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Foree were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    15%
  • Shoe Worker
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Foree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foree census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 165 immigration records available for the last name Foree. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Foree. For the veterans among your Foree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Foree lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Foree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Foree in 1948 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

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