Forte Family History

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Forte Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Forte, from Late Latin fortis ‘strong’ (see Fort) or from a short form of a medieval personal name formed with this element, as for example Fortebraccio (‘strong arm’). Slovenian: shortened form of the personal name Fortunat, Latin Fortunatus. English: variant of Fort.

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


Similar surnames: Fort, Force, Forti, Corte, Notte, Korte, Fortes, More, Porte, Forth

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Forte Family Origin

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Forte Family Occupations

What did your Forte ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

In 1880, the most common Forte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Forte's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forte. A less common occupation for the Forte family was Clerk In Store.

Source: Census data for Forte | Data not to scale

Forte Historical Records

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Forte Life Expectancy

What is the average Forte lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Forte 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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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Forte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Forte in 1942 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Forte

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