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
from very early times.
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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Fourths has undergone many spelling variations
, including Forth, Forthe, Fourth, Fourthe, Forith, Foryth and many more.