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The proud Norman name of Feurt was developed in England soon after Norman Conquest of England in 1066. It was name for a sociable person. It derives from the Middle English feare, which means comrade, or companion.

Feurt Early Origins



The surname Feurt was first found in Middlesex where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D. They were originally descended from Vere from Manche in the arrondisement of Coutances in Normandy, and Aubrey de Vere was an undertenant in Kensington, Middlesex, and two places in Northampton.

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Feurt Spelling Variations


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Feurt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence in the eras before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate regularly changed the spellings of their names as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Feurt have been found, including Fear, Fere and others.

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Feurt Early History


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Feurt Early History



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

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Feurt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Feurt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Feurt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Feurt In Ireland


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Feurt In Ireland



Some of the Feurt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information 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



For many English families, the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. For such families, the shores of Ireland, Australia, and the New World beckoned. They left their homeland at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. Many arrived after the long voyage sick, starving, and without a penny. But even those were greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. Numerous English settlers who arrived in the United States and Canada at this time went on to make important contributions to the developing cultures of those countries. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Feurt were among those contributors: Samuel Fear who settled in Charles Town, N.C. in 1772; Francis Fear settled in Virginia in 1679; George Fear settled in New England in 1750.

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