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Fortuna Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese: from fortuna ‘chance’, ‘luck’, possibly applied as a nickname for a gambler or lucky person or in some cases as a continuation of the Late Latin personal name. Slovenian: nickname from Latin fortuna ‘fate’, ‘luck’, probably denoting a lucky person (see 1). Slovenian: shortened form of the personal name Fortunat, Latin Fortunatus (see Fortunato).

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


Similar surnames: Fortun, Fortune, Fontana, Fortunato, Forino, Portera, Ortuno, Fortino

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Fortuna Family Origin

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Fortuna Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Stock Raiser

    25%

In 1880, At Home, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fortuna. The most common Fortuna occupation in the USA was At Home. 25% of Fortuna's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Fortuna family was Stock Raiser.

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Fortuna Life Expectancy

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