Fortman Family History

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Fortman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fortmann.

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


Similar surnames: Forthman, Wortman, Hortman, Foreman, Zortman, Portman, Cottman

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Fortman Family Origin

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Fortman Family Occupations

What did your Fortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fortman occupation in the UK was Coachman. 9% of Fortman's were Coachmans. Coachman, Gardener (N D) and Hay & Straw Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortman. A less common occupation for the Fortman family was Labourer (General).

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  • Coachman

    9%
  • Gardener (N D)

    9%
  • Hay & Straw Dealer

    9%
  • Labourer (General)

    9%

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

Fortman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fortman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Fortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Fortman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Fortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fortman in 1947 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fortman 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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