Fors Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from Swedish fors ‘waterfall’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this element as first or second element.

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


Similar surnames: Foss, Ford, Force, Horst, Born, Ori, Forst, Fort, Forss, Moers

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Fors Family Origin

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Fors Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fors family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fors. The most common Fors occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Fors's were Farmers.

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Fors Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Fors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Fors in 1955 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fors

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