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Fournier Name Meaning

French and Walloon: occupational name for a baker Old French fo(u)rnier (from Latin furnarius). This surname is also found in England in part as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Forney Fournet and Fuller .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Furner, Bourcier, Forner, Turner, Fournet, Courser, Fortier, Bouvier

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Where is the Fournier family from?

You can see how Fournier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fournier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fournier families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 37 Fournier families living in London. This was about 71% of all the recorded Fournier's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Fournier families in 1891.
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What did your Fournier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Fournier. 100% of Fournier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Fournier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Fournier. For the veterans among your Fournier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fournier lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fournier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fournier in 1940 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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