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Furno Family History

Furno Name Meaning

Italian: occupational nickname for a baker or smith, from furno ‘oven’ (Latin furnus).

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


Similar surnames: Forni, Furner, Furio, Ferro, Forino, Fusco, Turco, Urso, Buono, Muro

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Where is the Furno family from?

You can see how Furno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Furno family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Furno families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Furno families living in New York. This was about 34% of all the recorded Furno's in USA. New York had the highest population of Furno families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Furno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Furno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Furno. 48% of Furno men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Furno women worked as a 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
    48%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Private
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    100%
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What Furno family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Furno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furno 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 653 immigration records available for the last name Furno. 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 367 military records available for the last name Furno. For the veterans among your Furno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Furno lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Furno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Furno in 1961 was 58, and 64 in 2004.

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