Fortin Family History

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Fortin Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Fort.

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


Similar surnames: Corbin, Forton, Forkin, Fort, Sorin, Sartin, Morain, Firmin, Hartin

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Fortin Family Origin

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Fortin Family Occupations

What did your Fortin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, carpenter & Joiner, Fellmonger & Grounder and R.C. Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortin. A less common occupation for the Fortin family was Wheelwright. The most common Fortin occupation in the UK was Carpenter & Joiner. 25% of Fortin's were Carpenter & Joiners.

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  • Carpenter & Joiner

    25%
  • Fellmonger & Grounder

    25%
  • R.C. Priest

    25%
  • Wheelwright

    25%

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

Fortin Historical Records

What Fortin family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Fortin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fortin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Fortin. For the veterans among your Fortin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fortin Life Expectancy

What is the average Fortin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fortin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fortin in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fortin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fortin 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.

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