Foerster Family History

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Foerster Name Meaning

German (Förster): see Forster 1.

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

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Foerster Family Origin

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Foerster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Foerster family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foerster. The most common Foerster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Foerster's were Farmers.

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Foerster Historical Records

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Foerster Life Expectancy

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