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The name Fuhrman is derived from the German word "Führ," meaning "cart" or "wagon." As a name Fuhrmann and its variants denoted a "waggoner," that is, someone who carted goods.

Fuhrman Early Origins



The surname Fuhrman was first found in Liegntiz, where the first on record appears to be Franke de Vurman, in 1386.

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Fuhrman Spelling Variations


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Fuhrman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fuhrman, Fuhrmann, Führmann, Furman, Furmann and others.

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Fuhrman Early History


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Fuhrman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuhrman research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1599 and 1621 are included under the topic Early Fuhrman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fuhrman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fuhrman Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fuhrman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mattys Fuhrman, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Jacob Fuhrman, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710
  • Georg Philip Fuhrman, who landed in America in 1738
  • Johannes Fuhrman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764

Fuhrman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Fuhrman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1832
  • Rabetta Fuhrman, who landed in New York, NY in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fuhrman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fuhrman (post 1700)



  • Alfred George Fuhrman (1896-1969), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • Chris Fuhrman (1960-1991), American novelist
  • Isabelle Fuhrman (b. 1997), American teen actress
  • Joel Fuhrman (b. 1953), American board-certified family physician
  • Mark Fuhrman (b. 1952), former detective of the Los Angeles Police Department

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Fuhrman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fuhrman 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 6 December 2016 at 23:42.

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