Fornwalt Family History

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Fornwalt Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living ‘in front of a wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Vorwald, Forcht, Font, Fornes, Grunwald, Rosenwald, Fountain

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Fornwalt Family Origin

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Fornwalt Family Occupations

What did your Fornwalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fornwalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Fornwalt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fornwalt family was Coachman. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fornwalt.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Coachman

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fornwalt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fornwalt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fornwalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fornwalt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fornwalt. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fornwalt. For the veterans among your Fornwalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fornwalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Fornwalt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fornwalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fornwalt in 1951 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fornwalt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fornwalt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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