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Fortema History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Fortema family


The surname Fortema 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 Fortema family


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Fortema 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 Fortema family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Fortema family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anton Forte, who came to Veragua in 1535; Jeronima Fortuna, who settled in New Granada in 1553-1554; Jo Forten, who came to New England in 1635; John Forten, who settled in Massachusetts in 1635.

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