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Forehan Early Origins



The surname Forehan was first found in Edinburghshire, a former county, now part of the Midlothian council area where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Forehan Spelling Variations


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Forehan Spelling Variations



The name, Forehan, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Forehan Early History


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Forehan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Forehan research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1301, 1426, 1467, 1562, 1465, 1521, 1501, 1513, 1514 and are included under the topic Early Forehan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Forehan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Forehan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Forehan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Forehan In Ireland


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Forehan In Ireland



Some of the Forehan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Forehan Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Patrick Forehan was a merchant in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1770 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Contemporary Notables of the name Forehan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Forehan (post 1700)



  • Robert Forehan, Architect, New York State

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Forehan Family Crest Products


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Forehan Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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The Forehan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Forehan 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 25 March 2014 at 10:04.

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