Forse Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Avon): variant of Fosse. Americanized form of French Fortier.

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


Similar surnames: Forsey, Fouse, Force, Morse, Forsee, Fosse, Forte, Folse, Forge

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Forse Family Origin

Where is the Forse family from?

SHOW MORE

Forse Family Occupations

What did your Forse ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    44%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Gentleman

    11%
  • Stone Cutter

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forse. A less common occupation for the Forse family was Stone Cutter. The most common Forse occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Forse's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Forse | Data not to scale

Forse Historical Records

What Forse family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Forse ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Forse

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Forse Life Expectancy

What is the average Forse lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forse 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Forse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Forse in 1951 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forse

Famous Forse Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name