Forte Family History
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Forte Name Meaning
Italian: from the personal name Forte, from Late Latin fortis ‘strong’ (see Fort) or from a short form of a medieval personal name formed with this element, as for example Fortebraccio (‘strong arm’). Slovenian: shortened form of the personal name Fortunat, Latin Fortunatus. English: variant of Fort.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Fort, Force, Forti, Corte, Notte, Korte, Fortes, More, Porte, Forth