Forrester Family History and Background

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Forrester Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the Forrester family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 24
Female Servant 22
Labourer 17
Independent 13
Farmer 12
Male Servant 9
Potter 9
Cotton Weaver 5
Clerk 4
Milliner 3
Tailor 3
Baker 3
Laborer 3
Servant 3
Governess 2
Smelter 2
Independant 2
Cotton Factory 2
Lab 2
Bricklayer 2
Coal Miner Miner Miner 2
Collier 2
Gardener 2
Journeyman Potter 2
Miner 2

Forrester Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Forrester 100% 14,443
2 Forester 89% 5,759
3 Forrister 89% 1,251
4 Farrester 89% 190
5 Forister 78% 155

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The surname Forrester is the most popular version of all its varients

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