Berend History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Berend family
The surname Berend was first found in Saxony, where the name Behrent was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout 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.
Important Dates for the Berend family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berend research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1630, 1714 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Berend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Berend Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Behrend, Behrent, Behrente, Behrentes, Behren, Behrens, Behrend, Behrends, Behrens, Berent, Berend, Berends and many more.
Early Notables of the Berend family (pre 1700)
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Berend migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Berend Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Berend Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Alberdina Berend, aged 2, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 
- Gesina Berend, aged 7, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 
- Grietje Berend, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 
- Hillishina Berend, aged 4, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 
- Jantje Berend, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Berend (post 1700)
- Berend George Escher (1885-1967), Dutch geologist
- Berend Stam (b. 1939), sociologist from the Netherlands
- Berend Zevalkink, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1952 
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