Akarman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Akarman 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 Akarman family
The surname Akarman 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.
Early History of the Akarman family
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Akarman Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ackerman, Ackermann, Ackermanne, Ackermane, Ackermans, Ackermaan, Acckerman, Ackermanes and many more.
Early Notables of the Akarman 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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Akarman migration to Canada +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Akarman Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
Related Stories +
- ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0