Berends History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Berends family
The surname Berends 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.
Early History of the Berends family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berends research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1630, 1714 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Berends History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Berends 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 Berends family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Berends is the 14,411st most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.  However, in Netherlands, the name Berends is ranked the 256th most popular surname with an estimated 5,378 people with that name. 
Berends migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Berends Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- H F Berends, aged 43, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 
- Lukas Berends, who arrived in Iowa in 1868 
Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ https://forebears.io/netherlands/surnames
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)