Furrer Family History

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Furrer Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name from the regional term furre ‘cleft in the ground’.

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

Similar surnames: Fuhrer, Forrer, Surber, Furer, Forer, Hurter, Turner, Karrer, Burrer

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Furrer Family Origin

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Furrer Family Occupations

What did your Furrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Furrer family was Retail Grocer. The most common Furrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Furrer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Dairy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furrer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Dairy

  • Retail Grocer


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

Furrer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Furrer. 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 Furrer. For the veterans among your Furrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Furrer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Furrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Furrer in 1951 was 45, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furrer 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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