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The name Barner 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.

Barner Early Origins



The surname Barner 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.

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Barner Spelling Variations


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Barner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barner, Baerner, Berner and others.

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Barner Early History


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Barner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barner research. Another 509 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1590, 1194, 1568, 1683, 1753 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Barner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Barner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Barner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Barner 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 Barner 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:

Barner Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Dorothy Barner, who arrived in Virginia in 1652

Barner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Barner, who arrived in Philadelphia, in 1749
  • Zacharias Barner, age 30, settled in America in 1776

Barner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jan Barner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Jacob Barner came to New York City in 1820
  • Ernst Victor Barner, aged 40, landed in Missouri in 1846

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Contemporary Notables of the name Barner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Barner (post 1700)



  • Kenjon Barner (b. 1989), American NFL football running back for the Carolina Panthers

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Barner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Barner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barner 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 December 2013 at 07:49.

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