Forss Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Fors.

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


Similar surnames: Fors, Foss, Morss, Forse, Doss, Hoss, Goss, Boss, Mores, Boros

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Forss Family Origin

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Forss Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Laborer In Brewery

    20%

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In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forss. The most common Forss occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Forss's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Forss family was Laborer In Brewery.

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Forss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Forss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Forss in 1959 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forss

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