Forristall Family History

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Forristall Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Forrestal.

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


Similar surnames: Farrall, Forrister, Dorris, Forister, Morrill, Worrall, Frissell

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Forristall Family Origin

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Forristall Family Occupations

What did your Forristall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forristall family was Grocer. The most common Forristall occupation in Canada was Seaman. 43% of Forristall's were Seamans. Seaman, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forristall.

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  • Seaman

    43%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Grocer

    14%

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

Forristall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Forristall Life Expectancy

What is the average Forristall lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Forristall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Forristall in 1964 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forristall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forristall 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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