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Furtaw Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Fortin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Furtney, Furman, Warsaw, Faw, Furtado, Furlan, Furth, Kurta, Murton

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Where is the Furtaw family from?

You can see how Furtaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Furtaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Furtaw families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Furtaw families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Furtaw's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Furtaw families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Furtaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Furtaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Furtaw. 37% of Furtaw men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Furtaw women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Furtaw were New Worker and 0. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Ship Fitter
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Maid
  • 0
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What Furtaw family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 761 census records available for the last name Furtaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furtaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 251 immigration records available for the last name Furtaw. 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 Cards

There are 232 military records available for the last name Furtaw. For the veterans among your Furtaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Furtaw lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Furtaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Furtaw in 1952 was 33, and 52 in 2004.

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