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Ferme Early Origins



The surname Ferme was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Ferme Spelling Variations


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Ferme Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vermey, Verme, Varmey, Varmo, Vorm, Ferme, Fermo and others.

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Ferme Early History


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Ferme Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferme research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ferme History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferme Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ferme Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ferme Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ferme Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alice Ferme arrived in Barbados in 1660
  • Alice Ferme, who settled in Barbados in 1660

Ferme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Ferme, who settled in New York in 1842
  • John Ferme settled in New York in 1842
  • John Ferme, who landed in New York in 1842
  • Bernard Ferme came to Baltimore in 1844
  • Bernard Ferme, who came to Baltimore in 1844

Ferme Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Ferme, aged 26, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842
  • Margaret Ferme, aged 22, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Bombay" in 1842

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Ferme Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ferme 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 23 October 2012 at 21:33.

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