Forse Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Avon): variant of Fosse. Americanized form of French Fortier.

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


Similar surnames: Forsey, Fouse, Force, Morse, Forsee, Fosse, Forte, Folse, Forge

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Forse Family Origin

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Forse Family Occupations

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  • Bookkeeper

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Agt. For Liquor House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forse family was Agt. For Liquor House. Bookkeeper, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forse. The most common Forse occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper. 10% of Forse's were Bookkeepers.

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Forse Historical Records

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Forse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Forse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Forse in 1951 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forse

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