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Forer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a prominent fir tree, from Middle High German vorhe ‘fir’. Altered spelling of German Fahrer.

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

Similar surnames: Dorer, Fuhrer, Kober, Foret, Borer, Hober, Fleer, Comer, Oder, Rorer

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Forer Family Origin

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Forer Family Occupations

What did your Forer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Forer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Forer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Forer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Forer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forer 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Forer. 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 653 military records available for the last name Forer. For the veterans among your Forer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forer Life Expectancy

What is the average Forer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Forer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Forer in 1962 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forer 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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