Furman Family History

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Furman Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German (see Fuhrmann). See also Forman. English: variant of Firmin. Americanized spelling of German Fuhrmann.

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

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Furman Family Origin

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Furman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Furman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Furman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Furman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furman.

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Furman Life Expectancy

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