Foresman Family History

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Foresman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Forsman.

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

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Foresman Family Origin

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Foresman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Clergyman

    5%

In 1880, the most common Foresman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Foresman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foresman. A less common occupation for the Foresman family was Clergyman.

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Foresman Historical Records

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Foresman Life Expectancy

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