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Fortes Name Meaning

Portuguese: from the old personal name Fortes (Latin Fortis, from fortis ‘strong’).

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


Similar surnames: Forte, Fort, Torres, Fontes, Cortes, Fornes, Forbes, Montes, Corte

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Fortes Family Origin

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Fortes Family Occupations

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  • Ag Laborer

    18%
  • Ag Labourer

    9%
  • Agr Labr

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fortes family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Fortes occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 18% of Fortes's were Ag Laborers. Ag Laborer, Ag Labourer and Agr Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortes.

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Fortes Historical Records

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Fortes Life Expectancy

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