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

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  • Dairyman

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Mining

    25%
  • Painter

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forni family was Painter. The most common Forni occupation in the USA was Dairyman. 25% of Forni's were Dairymans. Dairyman, Farmer and Mining were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forni.

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Forni Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forni

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