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Foreman Early Origins



The surname Foreman 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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Foreman Spelling Variations


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Foreman Spelling Variations



The name Foreman, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Forman, Foreman, Formon, Fourman and others.

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Foreman Early History


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Foreman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foreman 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 Foreman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foreman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foreman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Foreman In Ireland


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Foreman In Ireland



Some of the Foreman 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



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Foreman family, or who bore a variation of the surname Foreman were

Foreman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Samwell Foreman, who landed in Virginia in 1622
  • Samuel Foreman purchased land in Virginia in 1623
  • William Foreman, who arrived in Virginia in 1653
  • Andrew Foreman, who landed in Virginia in 1663
  • Robert Foreman, who arrived in Maryland in 1674
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Foreman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Foreman, who arrived in Virginia in 1719
  • George Foreman, who landed in Mississippi in 1798

Foreman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Foreman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County Pennsylvania in 1836
  • J G Foreman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Ann Rebecca Foreman, who arrived in Colorado in 1887
  • Walter Henry Foreman, who landed in Colorado in 1887
  • Thomas Foreman, who arrived in Colorado in 1888

Foreman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Foreman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Buckinghamshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Buckinghamshire 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  • John Foreman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "D'Auvergne" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm
  • Christina Foreman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "D'Auvergne" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm
  • George Foreman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "D'Auvergne" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm
  • Elizabeth Foreman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "D'Auvergne" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Foreman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward B. Foreman, aged 16, a hairdresser, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waimea" in 1876
  • Ellen Foreman, aged 17, a dressmaker, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waimea" in 1876
  • Joseph Foreman, aged 21, a plasterer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hudson" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Foreman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Foreman (post 1700)



  • Deborah Lynn Foreman (b. 1962), American actress
  • Francis Isaiah "Monkey" Foreman (1863-1957), American Major League Baseball starting pitcher
  • Jonathan Mark Foreman (b. 1976), the lead singer, lead guitarist, and co-founder of the alternative rock band Switchfoot
  • Captain Michael J. Foreman (b. 1957), NASA Astronaut with over 637 hours in space
  • Carl Foreman CBE (1914-1984), American producer, writer and director of movies "High Noon" and "The Men"
  • Walter "Chuck" Foreman (b. 1950), American retired American NFL football running back
  • Richard Foreman (b. 1937), American playwright and avant-garde theater pioneer
  • Dave Foreman (b. 1947), American environmentalist
  • Jamie Foreman (b. 1958), English actor
  • Christopher John "Chris" Foreman (b. 1956), nicknamed Chrissy Boy, an English guitarist
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Foreman Historic Events


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Foreman Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Benjamin Laventall Foreman (d. 1912), aged 30, American First Class passenger from New York City, New York who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Foreman


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Suggested Readings for the name Foreman



  • The Genealogy of the Families Formon-Boisclair (also Foreman), Walker, Beers, Lacy by Mary W. Meadows.

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Foreman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Buckinghamshire.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Foreman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foreman 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.

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