Fortier Family History

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Fortier Name Meaning

occupational name for someone employed at a fortress or castle, from a derivative of Old French fort ‘stronghold’ (from the adjective fort ‘strong’). possibly a variant of Forestier.

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

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Fortier Family Origin

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Fortier Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortier. A less common occupation for the Fortier family was Works In Cotton Mill. The most common Fortier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Fortier's were Laborers.

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Fortier Historical Records

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Fortier Life Expectancy

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