Forren Family History

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Forren Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag, so named from a river name derived from a word meaning ‘hollow’, ‘gorge’.

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


Similar surnames: Farren, Morken, Fornes, Porten, Norden, Forcey, Ouren, Warren, Forton

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Forren Family Origin

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Forren Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forren family was Keeping House. The most common Forren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Forren's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forren.

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Forren Life Expectancy

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