Fornshell Family History

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Fornshell Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Oshell, Foxwell, Boswell, Oswell, Frizzell, Gorrell, Hounsell

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Fornshell Family Origin

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Fornshell Family Occupations

What did your Fornshell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fornshell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Fornshell's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fornshell family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Brick Layer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fornshell.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Brick Layer

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Fornshell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fornshell Life Expectancy

What is the average Fornshell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Fornshell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fornshell in 1951 was 59, and 29 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fornshell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fornshell 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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