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Furrer Family History

Furrer Name Meaning
Swiss German: topographic name from the regional term furre ‘cleft in the ground’.

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

48,137 Historical Documents with Furrer on Ancestry.com
7,626 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,073 Military Records
1,915 Immigration Records
5,337 Census and Voter Lists
32,186 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Furrer Families

  • Number of Furrer families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Furrer families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Furrer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Furrer census records

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Furrer 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 Furrer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Furrer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Furrer 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 Furrer

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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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Furrer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Furrer census records

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Furrer Civil War Service Records

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