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Fortman Family History

Fortman Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Fortmann.

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

29,486 Historical Documents with Fortman on Ancestry.com
7,963 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
857 Military Records
544 Immigration Records
7,698 Census and Voter Lists
12,424 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fortman Families

  • Number of Fortman families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fortman families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fortman families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fortman census records

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Fortman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Fortman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Fortman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Fortman

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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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Fortman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fortman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Fortman ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Fortman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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