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Ferte Early Origins



The surname Ferte was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Ferte Spelling Variations


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Ferte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ferte, De la Ferte, Ferts, Fertz, Firts, Firtz, La Ferte, La Firtz, De Fertz and many more.

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Ferte Early History


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Ferte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferte research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ferte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ferte Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ferte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Ferte, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Johann Ferte, aged 27, arrived in Baltimore Maryland in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferte (post 1700)



  • Alain Ferté (b. 1955), professional racing driver. He is the elder brother of Michel Ferté, who is also a professional racing driver

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Ferte Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Ferte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ferte 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 27 March 2014 at 15:27.

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