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Forhan Name Meaning

an altered spelling of Irish Foran, Forahan, or Forhane, reduced Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó Fuartháin, a name based on the adjective fuar ‘cold’. an Americanized spelling of French Canadian Forand.

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


Similar surnames: Foran, Rohan, Forehand, Feehan, Corgan, Toran, Farnan, Forkin, Horgan

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Forhan Family Origin

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Forhan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Sail Maker

    22%
  • Merchant

    11%
  • Miller

    11%

In 1881, Laborer, Sail Maker and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forhan. The most common Forhan occupation in Canada was Laborer. 33% of Forhan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Forhan family was Miller.

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Forhan Historical Records

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Forhan Life Expectancy

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