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The German surname Bergmann 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.

Bergmann Early Origins



The surname Bergmann 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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Bergmann Spelling Variations


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Bergmann Spelling Variations



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

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Bergmann Early History


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Bergmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergmann 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 Bergmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bergmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bergmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable figures of the period with the name Bergmann 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 Bergmann 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:

Bergmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Bergmann, who arrived in America in 1749
  • Balthaser Bergmann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Bathasar Bergmann, who arrived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1757
  • Friederich Bergmann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1763
  • Jacob Bergmann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1763
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bergmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernd Henr Bergmann, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Joh Jos Bergmann, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Chr Hinr Bergmann, who landed in North America in 1832
  • J Diedr Bergmann, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • J H Bergmann, who landed in North America in 1832
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bergmann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hans Bergmann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1901

Bergmann Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Martha Bergmann, who landed in Quebec in 1850

Bergmann Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Bergmann, aged 35, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Anne Longton" in 1860
  • Catherine Bergmann, aged 31, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Anne Longton" in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergmann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergmann (post 1700)



  • Erma M. "Bergie" Bergmann (1924-2015), American pitcher and outfielder in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League who played from 1946 through 1951
  • Theodore Gerard "Ted" Bergmann (1920-2014), American television and radio producer, screenwriter, announcer, network and advertising executive
  • Michael Bergmann, American award winning writer, director, and producer
  • Martin S. Bergmann (1913-2014), American clinical professor of psychology of the New York University
  • Kenneth F. Bergmann, American politician, Mayor of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 1959-60; Resigned 1960
  • Carol C. Bergmann, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1996
  • Walter Bergmann (1902-1988), German composer
  • Theodor Bergmann (1850-1931), German businessman and industrialist, founder of the Bergmann Firearm Company and his yearly patents for new firearms
  • Ralph Bergmann (b. 1970), German volleyball player, member of the National Team
  • Carl Bergmann (1821-1876), German-American cellist and conductor
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bergmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bergmann 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.

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