Ackermann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Ackermann it is derived from the elements "acker" meaning "field" or "agriculture." Thus the name was probably originally an occupational name for a farmer.

Early Origins of the Ackermann family

The surname Ackermann was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there and Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter.

Important Dates for the Ackermann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ackermann research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1386, 1330, 1387, 1710, 1764, 1834 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Ackermann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ackermann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ackerman, Ackermann, Ackermanne, Ackermane, Ackermans, Ackermaan, Acckerman, Ackermanes and many more.

Early Notables of the Ackermann family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Franz (or French) Ackerman of Ghent (c.1330-1387), a well known Flemish statesmen of the 14th century; Christian...
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Ackermann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ackermann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Ackermann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Hans Georg Ackermann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771 [1]
  • Aug Andr Ackermann, who arrived in America in 1778 [1]
  • Jean Ackermann, who landed in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782 [1]
  • Carl Johann Ackermann, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]
Ackermann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Heinrich Ackermann, who arrived in America in 1832 [1]
  • Peter Ackermann, who arrived in North America in 1836 [1]
  • Georg Phillipp Ackermann, who landed in North America in 1838 [1]
  • Nicholas Ackermann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]
  • Philip Ackermann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ackermann migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ackermann Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Carl Johan Ackermann, a Brunswick mercenary serving for the British in the American Revolution, who settled in settled in Canada in 1783

Contemporary Notables of the name Ackermann (post 1700)

  • William F. D. Ackermann (1884-1974), American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 7th District, 1935-36 [2]
  • Barbara Ackermann (b. 1925), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972-73 [2]
  • Else Ackermann (1933-2019), German physician, pharmacologist and politician from Berlin
  • Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834), German art publisher, born 20 April 1764, at Stolberg in Saxony [3]
  • Johann Christian Gottlieb Ackermann (1756-1801), German doctor who died at the age of 45 from tuberculosis
  • Jens Ackermann (b. 1975), German politician, Member of the FDP in the Bundestag
  • Jacob Fidelis Ackermann (1765-1815), German professor of anatomy and surgery
  • Johann Adam Ackermann (1780-1853), German landscape painter
  • Georg Ackermann (1918-2007), German Luftwaffe bomber pilot, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Marie Magdalene Charlotte Ackermann (1757-1775), German actress who was very popular performing in Hamburg but she died at the age of 17 in 1775; her body laid in state for a period and 4, 000 mourners followed her coffin at her funeral
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Wikisource contributors. "Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900." Wikisource . Wikisource , 4 Jun. 2018. Web. 17 Apr. 2019
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