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Fourie Early Origins



The surname Fourie was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat at Rutherglen from early times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066. An ancient couplet says "nae man can tell, nae man has seen, when the Faries Haena in Ruglen been." To translate this couplet means that no man can remember when there hasn't been a family of Faries at Rutherglen.

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Fourie Spelling Variations


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Fourie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fairie, Fairrie, Farie, Fairey, Ferry, Ferrie, Fairy, Faireye and many more.

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Fourie Early History


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Fourie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fourie research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1296 is included under the topic Early Fourie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fourie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fourie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fourie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fourie In Ireland


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Fourie In Ireland



Some of the Fourie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 281 words (20 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fourie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Johsf. Fourie, aged 28, who landed in America from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1911
  • Herman G. Fourie, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Fourusburg, S Africa, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fourie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fourie (post 1700)



  • Claude G. Fourie, American politician, Mayor of San Bruno, California, 1952-53
  • Charles J. Fourie (b. 1965), South African playwright and director
  • Brenden Craig Fourie (b. 1970), former South African cricketer
  • Jan Carel Fourie (1937-2007), South African jazz guitarist
  • Deon Fourie (b. 1986), South African rugby union footballer
  • Pierre Jacy Fourie (1943-1980), South African undefeated middle and light heavyweight South African champion boxer
  • Marthinus Jacobus Fourie (b. 1979), South African-born Irish cricketer
  • Lehann Fourie (b. 1987), South African hurdler
  • Jonathan Adriaan Fourie (b. 1939), South African professional golfer
  • Carel Hendrik "Hendre" Fourie (b. 1979), South African-born, English professional rugby footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
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    The Fourie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fourie 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 4 November 2015 at 13:11.

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