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Forsch Name Meaning

South German (also Försch): topographic name for someone near a forest or in charge of a tree nursery, from Middle High German forst ‘forest’.

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

Similar surnames: Morsch, Dorsch, Horsch, Forst, Fersch, Forcht, Horch, Kirsch, Forth

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Forsch Family Origin

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Forsch Family Occupations

What did your Forsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forsch family was Keeps Saloon. The most common Forsch occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Forsch's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Clerk and Hat & Cap Mercht. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forsch.

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  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Hat & Cap Mercht.

  • Keeps Saloon


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Forsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Forsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forsch 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 830 immigration records available for the last name Forsch. 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 776 military records available for the last name Forsch. For the veterans among your Forsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Forsch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Forsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Forsch in 1956 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forsch 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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