Fortin Family History

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Fortin Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Fort.

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

Similar surnames: Corbin, Forton, Forkin, Fort, Sorin, Sartin, Morain, Firmin, Hartin

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Fortin Family Origin

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Fortin Family Occupations

What did your Fortin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fortin. 13% of Fortin men worked as a Laborer and 4% of Fortin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fortin were Machinist and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Seamstress

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

Fortin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 119,000 census records available for the last name Fortin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fortin 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Fortin. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Fortin. For the veterans among your Fortin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fortin Life Expectancy

What is the average Fortin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fortin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fortin in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fortin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fortin 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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