Forbus Family History

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Forbus Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Forbes, reflecting the traditional pronunciation as two syllables.

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


Similar surnames: Forbis, Forbush, Forbes, Forbess, Furbush, Fogus, Fobes, Fobbs

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Forbus Family Origin

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Forbus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Blacksmith

    25%

In 1881, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forbus. The most common Forbus occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Forbus's were Farmers.

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