Forbus Family History

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Forbus Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Forbes, reflecting the traditional pronunciation as two syllables.

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

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Forbus Family Origin

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Forbus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Forbus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Forbus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Forbus family was Keeps House. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forbus.

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Forbus Life Expectancy

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