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Furtado Family History

Furtado Name Meaning
Portuguese: from furtado ‘illegitimate’. Compare Spanish hurtado. DK This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

67,061 Historical Documents with Furtado on Ancestry.com
30,391 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,525 Military Records
5,188 Immigration Records
8,358 Census and Voter Lists
20,599 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Furtado Families

  • Number of Furtado families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Furtado families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Furtado last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Furtado Family Origin

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Furtado Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Furtado

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Furtado Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Furtado census records

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Furtado Civil War Service Records

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