Bergemann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Bergemann is derived from the word "berg," which means "hill," or "mountain." Thus, the first of the name were likely people who lived on or by a hill or mountain.

Early Origins of the Bergemann family

The surname Bergemann was first found in West Prussia, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Bergemann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergemann research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1748, 1761, 1836, 1840, 1866, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Bergemann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bergemann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bergmann, Bergman, Bergemann (Cologne, Westphalia) and many more.

Early Notables of the Bergemann family (pre 1700)

Notable figures of the period with the name Bergemann were Israel von Bergmann (d.1748), the Lord of the manor Tetterin near the town Anklam in Pomerania, who became an influential Privy Councillor at the royal court of Prussia. Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907) was Professor of Surgery...
Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bergemann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bergemann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bergemann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Bergemann, who arrived in America in 1837 [1]
  • Gustav Bergemann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bergemann (post 1700)

  • Ernest Bergemann, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1901 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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