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Forte Family History

Forte Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Forte, from Late Latin fortis ‘strong’ (see Fort) or from a short form of a medieval personal name formed with this element, as for example Fortebraccio (‘strong arm’).Slovenian: shortened form of the personal name Fortunat, Latin Fortunatus.English: variant of Fort.

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

127,076 Historical Documents with Forte on Ancestry.com
46,567 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,874 Military Records
9,190 Immigration Records
28,535 Census and Voter Lists
35,910 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Forte Families

  • Number of Forte families
     91 - 179
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Forte families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Forte families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Forte census records

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Forte Family Origin

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Forte Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Forte families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Forte

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Forte Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Forte census records

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Forte Civil War Service Records

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