The name Baerner emerged in Pomerania, a territory of Germany
and a maritime province of Prussia
. Pomerania is bounded on the south by Brandenburg, on the west by Mecklenburg, and on the east by Poland. During the 5th century, Pomerania was settled by Pommern, a Slavic tribe. Pommern, which means on the sea, became the name of this region during the reign of the Charlemagne.
Early Origins of the Baerner family
The surname Baerner was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would shape European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Baerner family
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Early Notables of the Baerner family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the name Baerner at this time were Christian Frederick Boerner (1683-1753), German professor of theology at Leipzig who once held the Codex Boernerianus, a manuscript of the New Testament... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baerner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Baerner family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Barner, who arrived in Philadelphia, in 1749. Zacharias Barner, age 30; settled in America in 1776; and Jacob Barner came to New York City in 1820..