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Fuhrman Family History

Fuhrman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Fuhrmann .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Fuhriman, Furman, Fohrman, Fuhrmann, Buhrman, Kuhlman, Lohrman, Urman

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Where is the Fuhrman family from?

You can see how Fuhrman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fuhrman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Fuhrman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Fuhrman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 78% of all the recorded Fuhrman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fuhrman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fuhrman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fuhrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fuhrman. 25% of Fuhrman men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Fuhrman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fuhrman were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fuhrman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Fuhrman. For the veterans among your Fuhrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fuhrman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Fuhrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fuhrman in 1950 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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