Fors Family History

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Fors Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from Swedish fors ‘waterfall’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this element as first or second element.

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


Similar surnames: Foss, Ford, Force, Horst, Born, Ori, Forst, Fort, Forss, Moers

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Fors Family Origin

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Fors Family Occupations

What did your Fors ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fors occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Fors's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fors family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fors.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Fors Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fors Life Expectancy

What is the average Fors lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Fors in 1955 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fors

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fors 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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