Furth Family History

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Furth Name Meaning

German (also Fürth): topographic name for someone living at a ford, Middle High German vurt ‘ford’, ‘path’, or a habitational name from any of several places called Fürth, for example near Nuremberg. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name of the same origin as 1. Possibly also a variant spelling of Firth.

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

Similar surnames: Forth, Firth, North, Warth, Burt, Horth, Worth, Borth, Garth, Kurth

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Furth Family Origin

Where is the Furth family from?

Furth Family Occupations

What did your Furth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cigar Mkr and Hotel Waiter Domestic Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Furth. The most common Furth occupation in the UK was Cigar Mkr. 50% of Furth's were Cigar Mkrs.

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  • Cigar Mkr

  • Hotel Waiter Domestic Servant


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

Furth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Furth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furth 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Furth. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Furth. For the veterans among your Furth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furth Life Expectancy

What is the average Furth lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Furth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Furth in 1963 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furth 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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