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Furbus Family History

Furbus Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Furbush, Forbus, Forbes, Fergus, Forbush, Furber, Urbas, Furby

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Where is the Furbus family from?

You can see how Furbus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Furbus family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Furbus family living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Furbus's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Furbus families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Furbus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Furbus ancestors do for a living?

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


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Census Records

There are 77 census records available for the last name Furbus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furbus 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Furbus. 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 Cards

There are 79 military records available for the last name Furbus. For the veterans among your Furbus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Furbus lifespan?

Between 1988 and 1998, in the United States, Furbus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Furbus in 1988 was 58, and 68 in 1998.

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