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Bergstad Early Origins



The surname Bergstad was first found in Germany, where the name Bergstrom came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Bergstad Spelling Variations


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Bergstad Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bergstrom, Bergstein, Burgstein, Bergenstrahle, Bergstrand, Bergström, Bersten, Bergstadt, Bergstedt and many more.

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Bergstad Early History


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Bergstad Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergstad research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1821 and 1805 are included under the topic Early Bergstad History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bergstad Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bergstad Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bergstad 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 or some of its variants were: A. P. Bergstrom, who arrived in Illinois in 1857-1906; Ada Christina Bergstrom, who arrived in Minnesota in 1892; Amelia C. Bergstrom, who arrived in Montana in 1888-1900.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergstad (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergstad (post 1700)



  • Terje Bergstad (1938-2014), Norwegian painter and graphic artist

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Bergstad Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Bergstad Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bergstad 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 10 July 2014 at 16:23.

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