Forrester Family History

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Forrester Name Meaning

English: occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Forrest.

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


Similar surnames: Forster, Forrest, Forester, Forestier, Forrister, Parmenter

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Forrester Family Origin

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Forrester Family Occupations

What did your Forrester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forrester family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forrester. The most common Forrester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Forrester's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Forrester Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Forrester ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Forrester Life Expectancy

What is the average Forrester lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Forrester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Forrester in 1942 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forrester 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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