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Furst Early Origins



The surname Furst was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Furst Spelling Variations


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Furst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fürst, Furstenau, Furstenberg, Furstenberger, Furstenbusch, Furstenfeld, Furstenhauer, Furstenrecht, Furstenstein and many more.

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Furst Early History


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Furst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Furst research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1711, 1736, 1762 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Furst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Furst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Furst Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Furst Notables 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:

Furst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Furst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Jacob Furst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Johann FUrst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1774

Furst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Ph Furst, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Martin Izrael Furst, who landed in New York, NY in 1837
  • Ferdinand Furst, who arrived in Missouri in 1844
  • Johann Furst, aged 28, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Albert Furst, who came to New York, NY in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Furst Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Benedict H Furst, who landed in Arkansas in 1905
  • Anna Furst, who settled in America in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Furst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Furst (post 1700)



  • Anton Furst (1944-1991), British-American, distinguished production designer who won an Oscar for designing the Batmobile and the noirish nightmare version of Gotham City in Tim Burton's Batman (1989)
  • Stephen Furst (b. 1955), American actor and director from Norfolk, Virginia
  • Alan Furst (b. 1941), American author of historical spy novels
  • Paula Fürst (1894-1944), German educator and Zionist
  • Moses Israel Fürst (d. 1692), German merchant
  • Steve Furst (b. 1967), comedian and actor
  • Julius Fürst (1805-1873), Jewish orientalist

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Furst Historic Events


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Furst Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Thomas Furst, British Leading Warrant Mechanician, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Furst Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. 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).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Furst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Furst 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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