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Formann Early Origins



The surname Formann 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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Formann Spelling Variations


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Formann Spelling Variations



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

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Formann Early History


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Formann Early History



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

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Formann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Formann Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Formann In Ireland


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Formann In Ireland



Some of the Formann 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 settlers from the Scottish-English borders. 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." Among the early settlers bearing the Formann surname who came to North America were:

Formann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Formann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836
  • Aron Formann, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Estel Formann, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Golde Formann, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1892

Formann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anton Formann, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Prague, Bohemia, in 1907
  • Iszik Formann, aged 10, who emigrated to America from Dubrowsky, Russia, in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Formann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Formann (post 1700)



  • Anton K. Formann (1949-2010), Austrian research psychologist, statistician, and psychometrician

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Formann Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Formann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Formann 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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