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Foerstt Early Origins



The surname Foerstt was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Foerstt Spelling Variations


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Foerstt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fürst, Furstenau, Furstenberg, Furstenberger, Furstenbusch, Furstenfeld, Furstenhauer, Furstenrecht, Furstenstein and many more.

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Foerstt Early History


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Foerstt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foerstt research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1711, 1736, 1762 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Foerstt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foerstt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foerstt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Foerstt 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Vorst, who arrived in New Netherland in 1660; Mary Forston, who came to Virginia in 1666; Martin Fierst, who arrived in Maryland in 1753; Abraham Forst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1780.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. 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: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Foerstt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foerstt 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 17 July 2013 at 11:21.

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