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Furtney Family History

Furtney Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized form of southeastern French Fortineu(x), from a derivative of Fortin, a pet form of the personal name Fort ‘strong’, ‘courageous’ (Latin Fortis).

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

8,438 Historical Documents with Furtney on Ancestry.com
1,512 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
240 Military Records
102 Immigration Records
1,857 Census and Voter Lists
4,727 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Furtney Families

  • Number of Furtney families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Furtney families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Furtney last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Furtney Family Origin

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Furtney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Furtney

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Furtney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Furtney Civil War Service Records

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