Fuhrmeister Family History

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Fuhrmeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an overseer or manager of a haulage business, composed of Middle High German vuore ‘load’, ‘transport’ + meister ‘master’.

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

Similar surnames: Wehrmeister, Burmeister, Hameister, Zinsmeister, Baumeister

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Fuhrmeister Family Origin

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Fuhrmeister Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fuhrmeister. The most common Fuhrmeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Fuhrmeister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fuhrmeister family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Barber

  • Shoe Maker


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Fuhrmeister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fuhrmeister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuhrmeister 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 225 immigration records available for the last name Fuhrmeister. 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 371 military records available for the last name Fuhrmeister. For the veterans among your Fuhrmeister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fuhrmeister Life Expectancy

What is the average Fuhrmeister lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Fuhrmeister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fuhrmeister in 1954 was 42, and 79 in 2003.

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