Furtado Family History

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Furtado Name Meaning

Portuguese: from furtado ‘illegitimate’. Compare Spanish hurtado. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Fernando, Hurtado, Jurado, Morgado, Criado, Curto, Prado, Murto

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Furtado Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Furtado name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Furtado. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal

    33%

  • England & Wales

    21%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • France

    12%

  • Spain

    5%

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Furtado Family Origin

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Furtado Family Occupations

What did your Furtado ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Furtado occupation in the UK was Retired Musician. 100% of Furtado's were Retired Musicians.

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  • Retired Musician

    100%

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

Furtado Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Furtado. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furtado 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Furtado. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Furtado. For the veterans among your Furtado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furtado Life Expectancy

What is the average Furtado lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Furtado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Furtado in 1944 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furtado

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furtado 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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