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Vurst Early Origins



The surname Vurst 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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Vurst Spelling Variations


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Vurst 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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Vurst Early History


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Vurst Early History



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

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Vurst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vurst Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vurst 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Vorst, who arrived in New Netherland in 1660; Mary Forston, who came to Virginia in 1666; Martin Fierst, who arrived in Maryland in 1753; Abraham Forst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1780.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Vurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vurst 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 17 July 2013 at 11:21.

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