Find another word for forefather. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forefather, like: ancestor, progenitor, forebear, ancestor, ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, father, forebear, foremother and mother.
Her father's line and the royal Stewards of Scotland sprang from one forefather, Alan, son of Flaald the Breton.
hard work overcame the sins of our forefather.
Sir Maurice Berkeley of Bruton, a cadet of Stoke Giffard, was forefather of the Viscounts Fitzhardinge, the Lords Berkeley of Stratton (1658-1773) and the earls of Falmouth, all extinct, the Berkeleys of Stratton bequeathing their great London estate, including Berkeley Square and Stratton Street, to the main line.
Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God, he added, and closed his eyes.
Lucian the great exegete of Antioch and his school derived their inspiration from Paul, and he was through Lucian a forefather of Arianism.