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Fortmann Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a ford, Middle High German vurt ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Wortmann, Portmann, Ortmann, Borgmann, Portman, Horstmann, Woltmann

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Fortmann Family Origin

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Fortmann Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%
  • Agent In Liquer Business

    7%

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In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Cooper and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortmann. A less common occupation for the Fortmann family was Agent In Liquer Business. The most common Fortmann occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 14% of Fortmann's were Cabinet Makers.

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Fortmann Historical Records

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Fortmann Life Expectancy

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