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Forthun Family History

Forthun Name Meaning

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

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1,188 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
90 Military Records
276 Immigration Records
989 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Forthun Families

  • Number of Forthun families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Forthun families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Forthun last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Forthun census records

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Forthun Family Origin

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Forthun Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Forthun 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 Forthun

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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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Forthun Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Forthun census records

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Forthun Civil War Service Records

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