Foret Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Foret Family Origin

Where is the Foret family from?

Foret Family Occupations

What did your Foret ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Foret family was School. 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.

View Census data for Foret | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cultivateur

    15%
  • Farmer'S Son

    15%
  • School

    15%

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

Foret Historical Records

What Foret family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foret. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foret census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Foret

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Foret. 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.

View all Foret immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Foret. For the veterans among your Foret ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Foret military records

You've only scratched the surface of Foret family history.

Foret Life Expectancy

What is the average Foret lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foret 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.

Famous Foret Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name