Furnace Family History

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Furnace Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Durham): variant spelling of Furness.

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


Similar surnames: Furnas, Furnish, Turnage, Face, Curtice, Burnam, Furman, Funck, Bunce

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Furnace Family Origin

Where is the Furnace family from?

Furnace Family Occupations

What did your Furnace ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Keeper Of Marine Hospital and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Furnace. The most common Furnace occupation in Canada was Keeper Of Marine Hospital. 50% of Furnace's were Keeper Of Marine Hospitals.

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  • Keeper Of Marine Hospital

    50%
  • Labourer

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Furnace ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Furnace Historical Records

What Furnace family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Furnace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furnace census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Furnace. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Furnace. For the veterans among your Furnace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furnace Life Expectancy

What is the average Furnace lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Furnace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Furnace in 1962 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furnace

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furnace ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Furnace Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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