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Forsey Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Avon): topographic name for someone living in or by a furze-covered enclosure, from Old English fyrs ‘furze’ + hæg ‘enclosure’. Americanized spelling of French Fortier.

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


Similar surnames: Forse, Fossey, Horsey, Force, Forshey, Forge, Forrey, Forgey, Corsey

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Forsey Family Origin

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Forsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Boot Seamer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forsey family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Boot Seamer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forsey. The most common Forsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Forsey's were Farmers.

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Forsey Historical Records

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Forsey Life Expectancy

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