Furnace Family History

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Furnace Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Durham): variant spelling of Furness.

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


Similar surnames: Furnas, Furnish, Turnage, Face, Curtice, Burnam, Furman, Funck, Bunce

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Furnace Family Origin

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Furnace Family Occupations

What did your Furnace ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furnace. The most common Furnace occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Furnace's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Furnace family was Laborer.

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Furnace Historical Records

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Furnace Life Expectancy

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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