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Forsman Early Origins



The surname Forsman was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Forsman Spelling Variations


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Forsman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Forsman, Vorsterman, Vorstermann, Vorstman, Vorstmann, Förster, Fuster, Feursman, Vorzmann, Voortmann, van Forsman and many more.

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Forsman Early History


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Forsman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Forsman research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Forsman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Forsman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Forsman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Forsman Notables 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:

Forsman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gabriel Samuelsson Forsman, who settled in America in 1654

Forsman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Forsman, who setted in America in 1739
  • Jacob Forsman, who landed in New Jersey in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Forsman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eva Cajsa Forsman, who settled in Allegheny Co. PA sometime between 1881 and 1888
  • Anna Marie Forsman, who setted in Allegheny Co. PA sometime between 1881 and 1888
  • Andrew Magnus Forsman, who settled in Alabama in 1887
  • Andrew Magmes Forsman, who setted in Alabama in 1891
  • Andrew Magnus Forsman, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1891 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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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Contemporary Notables of the name Forsman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Forsman (post 1700)



  • Daniel Bruce Forsman (b. 1958), American professional golfer
  • A. M. Forsman, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1920 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jaakko Forsman (1839-1899), Finnish jurist and politician
  • Dick Forsman (b. 1953), Finnish ornithologist
  • Ingela Birgitta Forsman (b. 1950), Swedish lyricist in popular music

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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The Forsman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Forsman 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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