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The German surname Bergerman 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.

Bergerman Early Origins



The surname Bergerman 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.

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Bergerman Spelling Variations


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Bergerman Spelling Variations



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

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Bergerman Early History


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Bergerman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergerman research. Another 206 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1748, 1761, 1836, 1840, 1866, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Bergerman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bergerman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bergerman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable figures of the period with the name Bergerman 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 Bergerman 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:

Bergerman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Meyer Bergerman, aged 26, who landed in America from Korety, in 1895
  • Thomas Bergerman, aged 25, who settled in America from Paisley, in 1899

Bergerman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • W.H Bergerman, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Paris, France, in 1909
  • Nuchym Bergerman, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Krasnystov, Poland, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergerman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergerman (post 1700)



  • George M. Bergerman, American Republican politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District; Elected 2001

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Bergerman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bergerman 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 4 November 2015 at 09:13.

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