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Furmanski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle furman (see Furman ).

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


Similar surnames: Furman, Shemanski, Baranski, Kuzminski, Rozanski, Poznanski

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Where is the Furmanski family from?

You can see how Furmanski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Furmanski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Furmanski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Furmanski families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Furmanski's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Furmanski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Furmanski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Furmanski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Table Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Furmanski. 63% of Furmanski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Furmanski women worked as a Table Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Furmanski were Machinist and Machine Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    63%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Wool Sorter
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Table Work
    34%
  • Draw Franes
    34%
  • Machine Operator
    34%
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Census Records

There are 924 census records available for the last name Furmanski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furmanski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 561 immigration records available for the last name Furmanski. 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 Cards

There are 212 military records available for the last name Furmanski. For the veterans among your Furmanski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Furmanski lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Furmanski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Furmanski in 1954 was 27, and 76 in 2003.

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