Early Origins of the Feher family
The surname Feher was first found in Switzerland
, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Feher family
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Feher Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Furer, Fürer, Fuhrer, Furen, Furern, Furersbach, Furenhaus, Furet, Fürleger and many more.
Early Notables of the Feher family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Feher family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Forrer, who settled in New York in 1710; Johannes Forrer, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1727; Babelj Zuppinger Furer, who arrived in Carolina or Pennsylvania in 1734.
Contemporary Notables of the name Feher (post 1700)
- George Feher (b. 1924), American biophysicist and co-winner of the 2006/7 Wolf Prize in Chemistry
- Ilona Fehér (1901-1988), Hungarian/Israeli violinist