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

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  • Journalier

    21%
  • Domestique

    14%
  • Apprenti Confiseur

    7%
  • Cobbler

    7%

In 1881, Journalier, Domestique and Apprenti Confiseur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forte. The most common Forte occupation in Canada was Journalier. 21% of Forte's were Journaliers. A less common occupation for the Forte family was Cobbler.

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Forte Historical Records

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Forte Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forte

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