Forti Family History

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Forti Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Forte, a continuation of Late Latin Fortis (fortis ‘brave’, ‘strong’), a name chosen by early Christians as a symbol of moral strength and steadfastness.

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

Similar surnames: Forte, Fort, Forni, Foti, Fortes, Forth, Corti, Marti, Fonte, Ortiz

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Forti Family Origin

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Forti Family Occupations

What did your Forti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Forti. 15% of Forti men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Forti women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Forti were Tailor and Card Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Card Maker

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

Forti Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Forti Life Expectancy

What is the average Forti lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Forti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Forti in 1956 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forti

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forti 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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