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Forchtel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Forchtel family


The surname Forchtel was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vorchtel 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.

Early History of the Forchtel family


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Forchtel Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vorchtel, Vörchtel, Vorchdorfer, Vocktel, Vockel, Vechtel, Vechten, Förchtl, Virgil, Virtual, Virchel and many more.

Early Notables of the Forchtel family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Forchtel family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Forchtel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Forchtel, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850

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