Forgues Family History

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Forgues Name Meaning

Southern French: variant of Forgue.

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


Similar surnames: Forgue, Forquer, Forcier, Goguen, Gorges, Bogues, Fogus, Forgey

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Forgues Family Origin

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Forgues Family Occupations

What did your Forgues ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Forgues occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 29% of Forgues's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forgues. A less common occupation for the Forgues family was Menuisier.

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  • Cultivateur

    29%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • School

    9%
  • Menuisier

    6%

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

Forgues Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Forgues. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forgues 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Forgues. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Forgues. For the veterans among your Forgues ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forgues Life Expectancy

What is the average Forgues lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Forgues life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Forgues in 1965 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forgues

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forgues 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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