De Forest Family History

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De Forest Name Meaning

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De Forest Family Origin

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De Forest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common De Forest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of De Forest's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Forest. A less common occupation for the De Forest family was Farming.

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De Forest Life Expectancy

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