Forand Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Forand Name Meaning

French-Canadian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Fofana, Orland, Worland, Arand, Frana, Morando, Morand, Borland

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Forand Family Origin

Where is the Forand family from?

Forand Family Occupations

What did your Forand ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forand family was Farmers Son. Cultivateur, Brayeur and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forand. The most common Forand occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 61% of Forand's were Cultivateurs.

View Census data for Forand | Data not to scale

  • Cultivateur

    61%
  • Brayeur

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Farmers Son

    4%

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

Forand Historical Records

What Forand family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Forand

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Forand. 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.

View all Forand immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Forand military records

You've only scratched the surface of Forand family history.

Forand Life Expectancy

What is the average Forand lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Forand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Forand in 1963 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forand 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 Forand Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name