Forster Surname History
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- Forster family history
- Forster country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Forster last name meaning & etymology
- Forster spelling & pronunciation
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Forster Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Forster can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Forster may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Forster Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Forster come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Forster come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
Forster Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Forster transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Forster were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Forster. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Forster name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Forster Family Tree
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- Thomas (Foster) Forster, Rev. 1570 - 1648
- Elizabeth Jane Carr Forster 1570 - 1594
- Cuthbert FORESTER Forster 1540 - 1589
- Jane Ann de Hilton Forster 1453 - 1510
- Margaret Mary Forster Dungan 1555 - 1597
- Walter Forster Merchant Alderman Of Forster Dublin 1526 - 1622
- Sir Humphrey Forster Of Harpden
- Alice Stonor Forster 1460 - ?
- Janet Forster Greville 1484 - ?
- William Forster 1500 - 1575