Forrer Family History

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Forrer Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Furrer.

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


Similar surnames: Farrer, Furrer, Forker, Fogler, Rorrer, Worner, Forner, Ferrer

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Forrer Family Origin

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Forrer Family Occupations

What did your Forrer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Plasterer

    5%

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

Forrer Historical Records

What Forrer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Forrer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Forrer. 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 Forrer. For the veterans among your Forrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Forrer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Forrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Forrer in 1954 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forrer 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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