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Fortna Name Meaning

Of German origin: Americanized form of Pförtner (see Fortner).

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


Similar surnames: Fortney, Fortner, Folta, Fortman, Fortuna, Wortman, Forsha, Fontana

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Fortna Family Origin

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Fortna Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Car Inspector

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fortna family was Housekeeper. The most common Fortna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Fortna's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Car Inspector were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortna.

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Fortna Historical Records

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Fortna Life Expectancy

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