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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." A rough translation of this couplet: "no man can remember when there hasn't been a family of Faries at Rutherglen." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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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 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and are 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 232 words (17 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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  9. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  10. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. 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.

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