Desforges Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Desforges Name Meaning

French: habitational name originally denoting someone from a place named Forges (from forge ‘smithy’, ‘workshop’), examples of which are found in Creuse and Morbihan.

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


Similar surnames: Desfosses, Deforest, Desroches, Devore, Deforge, Laforge, Forbes

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Desforges Family Origin

Where is the Desforges family from?

SHOW MORE

Desforges Family Occupations

What did your Desforges ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Cultivateur

    14%
  • Cult.

    9%
  • Cultivateur Son

    7%
  • Journalier

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Desforges family was Journalier. The most common Desforges occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 14% of Desforges's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Cult. and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desforges.

Source: Census data for Desforges | Data not to scale

Desforges Historical Records

What Desforges family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Desforges ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Desforges

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Desforges Life Expectancy

What is the average Desforges lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desforges 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Desforges Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name