Fohrman Family History

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Fohrman Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living by a ford, Low German Fohr.

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


Similar surnames: Kohrman, Gorman, Dohrmann, Moorman, Fehlman, Forman, Frohman, Dorman

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Fohrman Family Origin

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Fohrman Family Occupations

What did your Fohrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clothing Merchant and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fohrman. A less common occupation for the Fohrman family was Keeps Saloon. The most common Fohrman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fohrman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clothing Merchant

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Keeps Saloon

    14%

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Fohrman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fohrman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Fohrman. For the veterans among your Fohrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fohrman Life Expectancy

What is the average Fohrman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fohrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Fohrman in 1943 was 18, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fohrman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fohrman 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.

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