Furst Family History
Furst Name Meaning
German and Swiss German (Fürst): nickname from Old High German furisto ‘the first most noble one’ a cognate of Old English fyrest ‘first foremost’. The surname Fürst is also found elsewhere in central Europe e.g. in Czechia and Slovenia. Compare Feerst Fierce Fierst First and Fuerst . Jewish (Ashkenazic; Fürst): artificial name from German Fürst ‘prince’. Compare Fuerst .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press