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Fohrman Early Origins



The surname Fohrman 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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Fohrman Spelling Variations


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Fohrman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Forsman, Vorsterman, Vorstermann, Vorstman, Vorstmann, Förster, Fuster, Feursman, Vorzmann, Voortmann, van Forsman and many more.

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Fohrman Early History


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Fohrman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fohrman research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fohrman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fohrman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fohrman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fohrman 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:

Fohrman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Fohrman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Philipp Fohrman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1860

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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    The Fohrman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fohrman 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 10 December 2013 at 16:14.

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