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Fortino Surname Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal name Forte (see Forti ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Forino, Furino, Torino, Orsino, Borino, Farino, Morino, Totino

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Where is the Fortino family from?

You can see how Fortino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fortino family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Fortino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Fortino family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Fortino's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fortino families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fortino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fortino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fortino. 31% of Fortino men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Fortino women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fortino were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    24%
  • Waitress
    24%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fortino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fortino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fortino. 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 Cards

There are 567 military records available for the last name Fortino. For the veterans among your Fortino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fortino lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fortino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Fortino in 1953 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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