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Origin and popularity of the name FORTH


Forth : 1: English: variant of Ford 1.2: German: topographic name for someone who lived by a ford Middle High German vort vurt Middle Low German vorde ‘ford entrance way’ or a habitational name from a place in Franconia or in former Pomerania (now Poland) named Forth.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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