Forth Name Meaning

English: variant of Ford 1. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a ford, Middle High German vurt ‘ford’, or a habitational name from a place in Franconia named Forth.

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

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Forth Family Origin

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Forth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forth family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forth. The most common Forth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Forth's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Forth | Data not to scale

Forth Historical Records

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Forth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Forth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Forth in 1948 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forth

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