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

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Furth Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Mkr

    50%
  • Hotel Waiter Domestic Servant

    50%

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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Furth Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furth

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