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Forston Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name from Forston, a place in Dorset, recorded in 1236 as Fosardeston ‘estate (tun) of the Forsard family’; a family which was there from the early 13th century.

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


Similar surnames: Foston, Roston, Forton, Royston, Burston, Boston, Fuston, Holston

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Forston Family Origin

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Forston Family Occupations

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  • Sawer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Forston occupation in Canada was Sawer. 100% of Forston's were Sawers.

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