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Fournier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a baker, Old French fournier (Latin furnarius), originally the man responsible for cooking the dough in the fourneau ‘oven’ (see Baker). This surname is frequently Americanized as Fuller.

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


Similar surnames: Furner, Bourcier, Forner, Turner, Fournet, Courser, Fortier, Bouvier

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Fournier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fournier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fournier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    33%

  • England & Wales

    28%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Fournier Family Origin

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Fournier Family Occupations

What did your Fournier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fournier. A less common occupation for the Fournier family was Keeping House. The most common Fournier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Fournier's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Fournier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 111,000 census records available for the last name Fournier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fournier 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Fournier. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Fournier. For the veterans among your Fournier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fournier Life Expectancy

What is the average Fournier lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fournier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fournier in 1940 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fournier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fournier 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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