Furstenberg Family History

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Furstenberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Fürstenberg): habitational name from a place in Swabia, so named from the genitive case of Old High German furisto ‘prince’, modern German Fürst (see Furst) + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. As a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Guttenberg, Friedberg, Steinberg, Freudenberg, Eisenberg, Ehrenberg

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Furstenberg Family Origin

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Furstenberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Keeps House

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Furstenberg. The most common Furstenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Furstenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Furstenberg family was Keeps House.

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Furstenberg Historical Records

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Furstenberg Life Expectancy

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Famous Furstenberg Family

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