Vorst Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest or occupational name for someone who worked in one, from Middle Low German vorst ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Forst, Borst, Dorst, Horst, Post, Port, Ort, Cort, Hurst, Ost

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Vorst Family Origin

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Vorst Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Keeps Hotel

    20%
  • Pastor Of D. Church

    20%

In 1880, the most common Vorst occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 20% of Vorst's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Keeping House and Keeps Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vorst. A less common occupation for the Vorst family was Pastor Of D. Church.

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Vorst Historical Records

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Vorst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2003, Vorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Vorst in 1948 was 38, and 73 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vorst

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