Forister


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No Forister households in mid-19th century Ireland


Forister households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No Forister households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Forrester: Quite numerous: Dublin, Ulster. English. DBS.
Forster: fairly numerous: Belfast, Down, Fermanagh, Longford. English, as Forrester.
Foster: numerous: Ulster, N Leinster, N Munster. English, (1) foster-parent, (2) variant of Forrester. Reaney also mentions Forseter, a shearer, as a possible derivation. DBS.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Forrester 25
Forrister 2
Forster 63
Foster 560
O'Foster 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Fforster
Ffoster
Foaster
Forester
Forister
Forstar
Forsterr
Forstor
Fosster
Fostar


SECOND SURNAME


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