Fournet Family History

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Fournet Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a baker, from a diminutive of four ‘oven’.

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

Similar surnames: Furner, Fournier, Forner, Cornet, Bourret, Foret, Bourget, Forrest

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Fournet Family Origin

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Fournet Family Occupations

What did your Fournet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fournet family was Farmer. Farming, Atty At Law and Clerk Of Court were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fournet. The most common Fournet occupation in the USA was Farming. 40% of Fournet's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

  • Atty At Law

  • Clerk Of Court

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fournet ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fournet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fournet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fournet 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Fournet. 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 370 military records available for the last name Fournet. For the veterans among your Fournet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fournet Life Expectancy

What is the average Fournet lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fournet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fournet in 1952 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fournet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fournet 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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