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Fortson Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin; unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Forson, Forton, Forston, Corson, Thorton, Borron, Dotson, Morson

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Fortson Family Origin

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Fortson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortson. A less common occupation for the Fortson family was Farm Laborer. The most common Fortson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Fortson's were Farmers.

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Fortson Historical Records

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Fortson Life Expectancy

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