Forister Family History

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Forister Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Forester.

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

Similar surnames: Forrister, Forester, Foister, Feamster, Worster, Fritter, Brister

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Forister Family Origin

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Forister Family Occupations

What did your Forister ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forister family was Professor. The most common Forister occupation in Canada was Housekeeper. 33% of Forister's were Housekeepers. Housekeeper and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forister.

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  • Housekeeper

  • Laborer

  • Professor


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

Forister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Forister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forister 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 247 immigration records available for the last name Forister. 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 725 military records available for the last name Forister. For the veterans among your Forister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forister Life Expectancy

What is the average Forister lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Forister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Forister in 1956 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forister 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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