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Ferman Early Origins



The surname Ferman was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Ferman Spelling Variations


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Ferman Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Ferman occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Ferman Early History


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Ferman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferman research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1301, 1426, 1467, 1562, 1465, 1521, 1501, 1513, 1514 and are included under the topic Early Ferman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ferman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ferman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferman In Ireland


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Ferman In Ireland



Some of the Ferman family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Ferman, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Ferman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Ferman, who landed in New England in 1631

Ferman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Ferman landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Henr Ferman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferman (post 1700)



  • Irving Ferman, Lawyer, Educator, New York City

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Ferman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Ferman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ferman 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.

    This page was last modified on 25 March 2014 at 10:04.

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