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Forbeck Name Meaning

Respelling of German Vorbeck, a habitational name from Vorbeck near Güstrow in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Vorbeck, Forberg, Bobeck, Torbeck, Kolbeck, Norbeck, Harbeck

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Forbeck Family Origin

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Forbeck Family Occupations

What did your Forbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forbeck. The most common Forbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Forbeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Forbeck family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

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

Forbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Forbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forbeck 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 Forbeck. 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 Forbeck. For the veterans among your Forbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Forbeck lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Forbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Forbeck in 1958 was 50, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forbeck 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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