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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Forman

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A small city in North Dakota, USA, and county seat of Sargent County.

Notable Persons Named Forman

Forman S. Acton was a in the field of computer science. Forman was born on August 10th, 1920. He breathed his last breath on February 18th, 2014.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Forman

Eric Forman is a fatso burger employee, stock boy, coupon liaison, waiting staff, and teacher.


Miloš Forman is an actor, director, and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1953 to present. Miloš was given the name Jan Tomáš Forman on February 18th, 1932 in Čáslav, Czechoslovakia.


Red Forman is a retired:, korean war veteran, former:, muffler shop owner, world war ii, veteran, supervisor, and korean war.


Gayle Forman is a children's literature, adolescence, and novel novelist. Gayle was born on June 5th, 1970.



James was born on October 4th, 1928 in Chicago. He breathed his last breath on January 10th, 2005.


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Popularity of Forman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Forman U.S.
  White 84.01% 64.26%
  African American 10.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Forman

People with the last name Forman are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Forman

  • How Popular is the name Forman? Forman is the 57,678th most popular name of all time. As a last name Forman was the 3,015th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Forman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26 babies born with the first name Forman in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Forman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Forman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Forman is Monday, September 9th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Forman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Forman was in 1958 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Forman: Your name in reverse order is Namrof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Farnmo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Forman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,894 people with the last name Forman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Forman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Forman as their last name.

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