Fordyce Family History

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Fordyce Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Fordyce, a place near Banff.

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


Similar surnames: Fordice, Forgie, Nordick, Forsythe, Forde, Force, Fosdick, Forbeck

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Fordyce Family Origin

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Fordyce Family Occupations

What did your Fordyce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fordyce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Fordyce's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fordyce family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fordyce.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fordyce ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fordyce Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fordyce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fordyce census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fordyce. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fordyce. For the veterans among your Fordyce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fordyce Life Expectancy

What is the average Fordyce lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fordyce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fordyce in 1943 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fordyce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fordyce ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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