Furbush Family History

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Furbush Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the Scottish name Forbes, which is traditionally pronounced as two syllables.

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

Similar surnames: Forbush, Fawbush, Forbus, Ambush, Forbis, Forbess, Fergus, Farrish

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Furbush Family Origin

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Furbush Family Occupations

What did your Furbush ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furbush. The most common Furbush occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Furbush's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Furbush family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Furbush Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Furbush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furbush 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Furbush. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Furbush. For the veterans among your Furbush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furbush Life Expectancy

What is the average Furbush lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Furbush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Furbush in 1955 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furbush

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furbush 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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