Forestier Family History

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Forestier Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a royal forest or an occupational name for a forester or keeper, from an agent derivative of Old French forest ‘forest’ (see Foret).

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


Similar surnames: Forster, Fortier, Frenier, Reuter, Portier, Forrester, Mortier

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Forestier Family Origin

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Forestier Family Occupations

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

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  • At Home

    50%
  • Barber

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Forestier occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Forestier's were At Homes. At Home and Barber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forestier.

Source: Census data for Forestier | Data not to scale

Forestier Historical Records

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Forestier Life Expectancy

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