Forte Family History

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Forte Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Forte, from Late Latin fortis ‘strong’ (see Fort) or from a short form of a medieval personal name formed with this element, as for example Fortebraccio (‘strong arm’). Slovenian: shortened form of the personal name Fortunat, Latin Fortunatus. English: variant of Fort.

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


Similar surnames: Fort, Force, Forti, Corte, Notte, Korte, Fortes, More, Porte, Forth

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Forte Family Origin

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Forte Family Occupations

What did your Forte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Forte. 16% of Forte men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Forte women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forte were Journalier and Not Employed

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Journalier
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    29%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Miner
    15%
  • Not Employed
    15%

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

Forte Historical Records

What Forte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Forte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Forte 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Forte. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Forte. For the veterans among your Forte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Forte Life Expectancy

What is the average Forte lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Forte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Forte in 1942 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forte 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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