Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived at or near a forth, which is an area of the river that is shallow enough to be crossed by wading. The word forth developed into the modern English word ford.
Early Origins of the Fourths family
Suffolk where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Fourths family
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Fourths Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Forth, Forthe, Fourth, Fourthe, Forith, Foryth and many more.
Early Notables of the Fourths family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fourths family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fourths Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
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