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Fortgang Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German abstract word Fortgang ‘continuation’, ‘departure’.

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


Similar surnames: Ortman, Wortman, Forman, Forgacs, Forsman, Fortmann, Fortman

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Fortgang Family Origin

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Fortgang Family Occupations

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Fortgang Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fortgang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fortgang 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 Fortgang. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fortgang. For the veterans among your Fortgang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fortgang Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fortgang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fortgang in 1962 was 72, and 66 in 2004.

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