Forni Family History

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Forni Name Meaning

Italian: from forno ‘oven’, Late Latin furnus, hence an occupational name for a baker, a topographic name for someone who lived near a bread oven, or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Ford, Forti, Horn, Torno, Forth, Forst, Fornes, Furno, Forgie, Font

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Forni Family Origin

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Forni Family Occupations

What did your Forni ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Forni. 13% of Forni men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Forni women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forni were Meat Cutter and Clerical Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Meat Cutter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerical Work
  • Clerical Worker

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

Forni Historical Records

What Forni family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Forni. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forni 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Forni. 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 844 military records available for the last name Forni. For the veterans among your Forni ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forni Life Expectancy

What is the average Forni lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Forni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Forni in 1941 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forni

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forni 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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