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Forbush Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of the Scottish name Forbes, which was traditionally pronounced as two syllables. Respelling of German Vorbusch, a topographic name for someone living on the edge of a wood, from vor ‘in front of’ + North German Busch ‘wood’, ‘bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Furbush, Forbus, Forbes, Fawbush, Dornbusch, Brush, Rosebush

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Forbush Family Origin

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Forbush Family Occupations

What did your Forbush ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Forbush occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Forbush's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forbush. A less common occupation for the Forbush family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Forbush Historical Records

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Forbush Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Forbush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Forbush in 1945 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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