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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.

Ackermann Early Origins



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.

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Ackermann Spelling Variations


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Ackermann Spelling Variations



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

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Ackermann Early History


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Ackermann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ackermann research. Another 201 words (14 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.

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Ackermann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ackermann Early Notables (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...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ackermann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Hans Georg Ackermann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771
  • Aug Andr Ackermann, who arrived in America in 1778
  • Jean Ackermann, who landed in Charles Town, South Carolina in 1782
  • Carl Johann Ackermann, who arrived in America in 1783

Ackermann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Ackermann, who arrived in America in 1832
  • Peter Ackermann, who arrived in North America in 1836
  • Georg Phillipp Ackermann, who landed in North America in 1838
  • Nicholas Ackermann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • Philip Ackermann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ackermann Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Carl Johan Ackermann, a Brunswick mercenary serving for the British in the American Revolution, who came to settled in Canada in 1783

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ackermann (post 1700)


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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
  • Barbara Ackermann (b. 1925), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972-73
  • 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
  • Konrad Ernst Ackermann (1710-1771), German actor, father of Dorothea Ackermann and Marie Magdalene Charlotte Ackermann
  • Georg Ackermann (b. 1972), German long jumper at the 1995 World Championships
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    11. ...

    The Ackermann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ackermann Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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