First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fortenberry

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Alt. Meaning

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for rational, the way you think.

T is for tender, loving nature.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for nifty, how neat!

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

R is for recreation, time to take some!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Fortenberry

Jeff Fortenberry is a congressman. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Jeff was born on December 27th, 1960 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


John was born in Jackson, Mississippi.


Joe Fortenberry was a basketball player. Joe was born on April 1st, 1911 in Slidell, Texas. He left this life on June 3rd, 1993.


Ken Fortenberry is a businessman. Ken was born on June 22nd, 1951 in Miami, Florida, USA.


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Popularity of Fortenberry as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fortenberry U.S.
  White 80.07% 64.26%
  African American 16.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fortenberry

People with the last name Fortenberry are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Fortenberry

  • How Popular is the name Fortenberry? As a last name Fortenberry was the 5,285th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Fortenberry? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Fortenberry was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Fortenberry: Your name in reverse order is Yrrebnetrof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ryebreftron. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fortenberry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,589 people with the last name Fortenberry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fortenberry? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Fortenberry as their last name.

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