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Van Vorst Surname Origin

(Locality). From the town of Vorst, in Holland. Vorst, in Dutch, signifies a prince; Forst, German, a forest.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738




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