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Early Origins of the Fort family


The surname Fort was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Fort became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

Early History of the Fort family


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Fort Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Fort, Forte, Forten, Fortern, Fortberger, Forteau, Fortema, Fortemps, Forter, Fortin, Fortner, Forton and many more.

Early Notables of the Fort family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fort family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fort Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Marmaduke Fort, who landed in Maryland in 1653 [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)
  • John Fort, who arrived in Maryland in 1678 [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)
  • John Fort, who settled in Maryland in 1685
  • John Fort who settled in Maryland in 1685

Fort Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Fort, aged 30, who landed in Louisiana in 1720 [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)
  • Francis Fort, who settled in Virginia in 1736
  • Claude Fort, who settled in Louisiana in 1756
  • Andrew Fort, who arrived in New York in 1760
  • Andreas Fort, who settled in New York in 1771

Fort Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Emanuel Fort, who settled in Philadelphia in 1804
  • Lewis Emanuel Fort, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • C Fort, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [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)
  • J. A. Fort, who settled in San Francisco in 1852
  • J. A. Fort settled in San Francisco, California in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fort Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Francis Fort, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

Fort Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Fort, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • Harriet Mary Fort, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • John Fort, aged 37, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Constance.htm

Fort Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. William H Fort, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 26th September 1859 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • David Fort, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Black Eagle" in 1861
  • Elizabeth Fort, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Black Eagle" in 1861
  • Mary Anne Fort, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Black Eagle" in 1861
  • Jessie Fort, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Black Eagle" in 1861
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Fort (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General Guy Osborne Fort (1879-1942), American Commanding General Lanao Force (1942) [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Guy Fort. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Fort/Guy_Osborne/USA.html
  • Charles Hoy Fort (1874-1932), American writer and researcher into anomalous phenomena
  • Ricardo Fort (1968-2013), Argentine entrepreneur and television director
  • Jean Pierre Fort, French engineer, General Controller of the army, and Director of firms in Paris
  • Alain Roger Louis Fort, French lawyer and deputy in Paris
  • Jean Fort, former headmistress of Rodean
  • General Frank Fort Everest (1904-1983), American Commander-in-Chief of the US Air Forces in Europe (1957-1959) [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Frank Everest. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Everest/Frank_Fort/USA.html

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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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Constance.htm
  4. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Guy Fort. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Fort/Guy_Osborne/USA.html
  6. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Frank Everest. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Everest/Frank_Fort/USA.html


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