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Where did the German Futrell family come from? What is the German Futrell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Futrell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Futrell family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Futterer, Futurer, Futch, Futsch and others.
First found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Futrell research. Another 148 words(11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Futrell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Futrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Futrell Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
- Joe Futrell, aged 22, who settled in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1915
- Ralph Futrell, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1922
- Helen Futrell, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1924
- Mary Hatwood Futrell (b. 1940), American dean, school administrator and high school teacher
- Michael "Mike" Futrell (b. 1960), American attorney, United States Navy officer, public official, and Republican politician from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Junius Marion Futrell (1870-1955), Arkansas politician, the 30th Governor of Arkansas (1933 to 1937)
- Bobby Futrell (1962-1992), American NFL football player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- P. Elmo Futrell Jr. (1916-1993), American real estate appraiser and mayor
- Don Juan Futrell (b. 1974), American boxer
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- Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
- Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
The Futrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Futrell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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