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Forys Name Meaning

Polish (Forys): occupational name from forys ‘carter’s assistant’, ‘coachman’.

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

Similar surnames: Boros, Fornes, Forst, Forni, Fors, Borys, Loris, Parys, Mores, Cords

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Forys Family Origin

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Forys Family Occupations

What did your Forys ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Forys. 13% of Forys men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Forys women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forys were Machine Operator and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Machine Operator
  • Operator
  • Packer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Forys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Forys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forys 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 317 immigration records available for the last name Forys. 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 353 military records available for the last name Forys. For the veterans among your Forys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forys Life Expectancy

What is the average Forys lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Forys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Forys in 1952 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forys 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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