Fortman Family History

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Fortman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fortmann.

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


Similar surnames: Forthman, Wortman, Hortman, Foreman, Zortman, Portman, Cottman

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Fortman Family Origin

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Fortman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Milk Dealer

    17%

In 1881, the most common Fortman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Fortman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fortman family was Milk Dealer. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fortman.

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Fortman Historical Records

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Fortman Life Expectancy

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Famous Fortman Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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