Forseth Family History

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Forseth Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farmsteads, notably in Trøndelag, so named either from Old Norse fors ‘waterfall’ or fura ‘pine’ + set ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Borseth, Roseth, Fornes, Finseth, Fosse, Gulseth, Mauseth, Dorsett

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Forseth Family Origin

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Forseth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Book Binder

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keep Store

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Book Binder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forseth. A less common occupation for the Forseth family was Keep Store. The most common Forseth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Forseth's were Farmers.

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Forseth Historical Records

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Forseth Life Expectancy

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