Foresta Family History

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Foresta Name Meaning

Italian: presumably a topographic name for someone living by a forest, foresta.

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


Similar surnames: Cresta, Forrest, Foret, Forst, Forsch, Forcht, Resta, Podesta, Kresta

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Foresta Family Origin

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Foresta Family Occupations

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

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Foresta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foresta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foresta 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 Foresta. 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 Foresta. For the veterans among your Foresta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foresta Life Expectancy

What is the average Foresta lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Foresta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Foresta in 1959 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foresta 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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