Fuhrer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Fuhrer family

The surname Fuhrer was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Fuhrer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuhrer research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1599 and 1621 are included under the topic Early Fuhrer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fuhrer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Furer, Fürer, Fuhrer, Furen, Furern, Furersbach, Furenhaus, Furet, Fürleger and many more.

Early Notables of the Fuhrer family (pre 1700)

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United States Fuhrer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fuhrer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Fuhrer, who landed in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Anna Catharina Fuhrer, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Christian Fuhrer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Jacob Fuhrer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Killian Fuhrer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Fuhrer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Fuhrer, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1833 [1]
  • August, Fuhrer Jr., who landed in America in 1848 [1]
  • Mrs. Fuhrer, who arrived in Kentucky in 1884 [1]
  • Alexander Fuhrer, who landed in New York, NY in 1884 [1]
  • Elisabeth Fuhrer, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1884 [1]
Fuhrer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Heinrich Fuhrer, aged 9, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Bertha Fuhrer, aged 6, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Katherina Fuhrer, aged 3, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901 [1]
  • Magdalena Fuhrer, aged 20, who landed in America in 1901 [1]
  • Philip Fuhrer, aged 43, who landed in America in 1901 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Fuhrer (post 1700) +

  • Christian Führer (1943-2014), German Protestant Pastor, an organiser of the Monday demonstrations in East Germany


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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