The surname Forrer was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Important Dates for the Forrer family
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Forrer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Furer, Fürer, Fuhrer, Furen, Furern, Furersbach, Furenhaus, Furet, Fürleger and many more.
Early Notables of the Forrer family (pre 1700)
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Forrer migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Forrer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
John Forrer, who settled in New York in 1710
Johannes Forrer, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1727
Johannes Forrer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755 
Abraham Forrer, who arrived in America in 1765
Contemporary Notables of the name Forrer (post 1700)
Ludwig Forrer (1845-1921), Swiss politician, President of the National Council in 1893, Member of the Swiss Federal Council (1902–1917)
Emil Orgetorix Gustav Forrer (1894-1986), Swiss Assyriologist and pioneering Hittitologist
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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