Forkey Family History

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Forkey Name Meaning

New England respelling of French Fortier.

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


Similar surnames: Forrey, Forsey, Forney, Forsee, Forgey, Forcey, Gorley, Folley, Fouke

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Forkey Family Origin

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Forkey Family Occupations

What did your Forkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Forkey occupation in Canada was Shoe Maker. 100% of Forkey's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker

    100%

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

Forkey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Forkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Forkey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Forkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Forkey in 1954 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forkey 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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