Furner Family History

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Furner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a baker, from Old French fo(u)rnier (Late Latin furnarius, a derivative of furnus ‘oven’).

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

Similar surnames: Forner, Turner, Furber, Furnari, Berner, Fournet, Lerner, Butner

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Furner Family Origin

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Furner Family Occupations

What did your Furner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Furner family was Mason. The most common Furner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Furner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Mason


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

Furner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Furner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Furner. 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 Furner. For the veterans among your Furner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furner Life Expectancy

What is the average Furner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Furner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Furner in 1963 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furner 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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