Foret Name Meaning

French (Forêt): from Old French forest ‘forest’, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or an occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. See also Forrest. This surname is frequent in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Fort, Forst, Forest, Forni, Mort, Forer, Fornes, Forcht, Forth, Font

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Foret Family Origin

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Foret Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cultivateur

    15%
  • Farmer'S Son

    15%
  • School

    15%

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foret. The most common Foret occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Foret's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Foret family was School.

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Foret Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Foret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Foret in 1952 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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