Furber Family History

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Furber Name Meaning

English: from the Old French verb fourbir ‘to burnish’, ‘to furbish’ (a word of Germanic origin), an occupational name for a polisher of metal, in particular someone employed by an armorer to put the finishing touches to his work.

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


Similar surnames: Furner, Turner, Fuller, Farmer, Burger, Arber, Furse, Barber, Fuhrer

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Furber Family Origin

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Furber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    38%
  • Painter

    13%
  • Pedler

    13%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furber. A less common occupation for the Furber family was Pedler. The most common Furber occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Furber's were Farmers.

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Furber Life Expectancy

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