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Origin and popularity of the name FORE


Fore : 2: Americanized form of German Fahr or of its cognate Fohr (compare Fohrman).1: English: variant of Forrow a topographic name from Middle English furgh forgh furow forow ‘furrow; ploughed land; trench’ (Old English furh ‘furrow narrow trench’).3: Americanized form of French Faure ‘blacksmith’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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