Furtney Family History

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Furtney Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of southeastern French Fortineu(x), from a derivative of Fortin, a pet form of the personal name Fort ‘strong’, ‘courageous’ (Latin Fortis).

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


Similar surnames: Fortney, Courtney, Berney, Furner, Hartney, Marteney, Franey, Burney

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Furtney Family Origin

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Furtney Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Framer

    20%
  • Laborour

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Furtney family was Laborour. The most common Furtney occupation in Canada was Labourer. 40% of Furtney's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Framer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furtney.

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Furtney Life Expectancy

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