Furnish Family History

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Furnish Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Furness.

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

Similar surnames: Furniss, Furnas, Cornish, Curtiss, Burns, Fish, Frith, Nish, Burich

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Furnish Family Origin

Where is the Furnish family from?

Furnish Family Occupations

What did your Furnish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furnish. The most common Furnish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Furnish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Furnish family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Furnish Historical Records

What Furnish family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Furnish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furnish 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 394 immigration records available for the last name Furnish. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Furnish. For the veterans among your Furnish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furnish Life Expectancy

What is the average Furnish lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Furnish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Furnish in 1944 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furnish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furnish 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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