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Spelling variations of this family name include: Berger, Bergen, Berg, Van Berg, Van Berger, Van Bergen, Van den Berger, Van den Berg, Van der Berg, Van den Bergh and many more.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bergen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Hans Bergen, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1620
  • Martin Gerretsen Van Bergen, who landed in Albany, NY in 1630
  • Hans Hansen Bergen, who arrived in New York in 1633
  • Hans Hansen Van Bergen, who landed in New York, NY in 1633
  • Breckje Hans Bergen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1661

Bergen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Bergen, who landed in New York in 1709

Bergen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh V Bergen, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Andrew Bergen, aged 24, arrived in New York in 1835
  • Casper Bergen, aged 19, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • John Bergen, who arrived in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1848
  • Bridget Bergen, aged 16, landed in New York in 1849
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Bergen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Moses B Bergen, who landed in Mississippi in 1900

Bergen Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Bergen who settled in St. John's Newfoundland and married in 1814
  • Jacob Bergen, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Abram Bergen, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Cornelius Bergen, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Franz Bergen, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875
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Bergen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Honora Bergen, aged 24, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Sea Park"
  • Mary Bergen, aged 18, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Royal Albert"

Bergen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Anne Bergen arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Stately" in 1851
  • John Bergen arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Stately" in 1851
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  • John Von Bergen Jr., American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912
  • Frances Bergen (1922-2006), born Frances Westerman, American actress and fashion model, wife of ventriloq Uist Edgar Bergen
  • William Aloysius "Bill" Bergen (1878-1943), American Major League Baseball catcher who played from 1901 through 1911
  • Robert "Bob" Bergen (b. 1964), American voice actor, current voice of Porky Pig
  • Anthony Van Bergen, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Greene County, 1835
  • Henry Van Bergen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896
  • Martin G. Van Bergen, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Greene County, 1814-15
  • Peter Van Bergen (1809-1879), American politician, Village President of Madison, Wisconsin, 1855-56
  • Peter A. Van Bergen, American politician, Member of New York State Senate Middle District, 1801-04
  • Peter W. Van Bergen, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Greene County, 1846
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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