Forsyth Family History

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Forsyth Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Forsythe.

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


Similar surnames: Forsythe, Borth, Orth, Horwath, Furth, Fossett, Forson, Frith

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Forsyth Family Origin

Where is the Forsyth family from?

Forsyth Family Occupations

What did your Forsyth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Forsyth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Forsyth's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forsyth. A less common occupation for the Forsyth family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Forsyth Historical Records

What Forsyth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Forsyth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forsyth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Forsyth

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Forsyth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Forsyth. For the veterans among your Forsyth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forsyth Life Expectancy

What is the average Forsyth lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Forsyth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Forsyth in 1944 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forsyth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forsyth 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.

Famous Forsyth Family

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