Baumgart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Baumgart surname means orchard in German, and was probably originally occupational for someone who worked in an orchard, or topographical for someone who lived in or near an orchard. There are also several villages named for this word.
Early Origins of the Baumgart family
The surname Baumgart was first found in East Prussia, where the name came from noble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. They are believed to have been of the order of the Teutonic Knights.
Early History of the Baumgart family
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Baumgart Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Baumgarner, Baumgarten, Baumgart, Paumgarten, Baumgartel, Paumgartel, Paumgart, Bomgarten, Baumgarden, Pomgarten, Pomgarden, Baumgartner, Paumgartner, Baumgarden, Bamgardner, Bogart, Bogaard, Bogaart and many more.
Early Notables of the Baumgart family (pre 1700)
Notables bearing the name Baumgart of this period include C.F. Baumgarten, a native of Germany, and pupil of the famous organist J. P. Kunzen; went early to London and never left it; was organist at the Lutheran Chapel in the Savoy, and leader of the band of the...
In the United States, the name Baumgart is the 18,811st most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Baumgart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Baumgart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century