Forshay Family History

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Forshay Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Fortier. Possibly also a variant of English Forsey.

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


Similar surnames: Forshey, Forsey, Forshee, Foshay, Forhan, Foisy, Forsha, Forehand

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Forshay Family Origin

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Forshay Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Hotel Keeper

    33%
  • Watch Maker

    33%

In 1881, the most common Forshay occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 33% of Forshay's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Forshay family was Watch Maker. Farm Laborer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forshay.

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Forshay Historical Records

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Forshay Life Expectancy

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