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Bergstein Early Origins



The surname Bergstein was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history.The Old High German "berg" meant 'hill', while "Stein" meant 'stone'. 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.

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Bergstein Spelling Variations


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Bergstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bergstein, Burgstein, Bergerstein, Berggestein, Burghstein, Burghestein and many more.

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Bergstein Early History


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Bergstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bergstein research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1716, 1834, and 1842 are included under the topic Early Bergstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bergstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bergstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bergstein 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:

Bergstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daria Bergstein, aged 25, who landed in America from Rana Rusha, Austria, in 1893
  • Hense Bergstein, aged 48, who landed in America, in 1896

Bergstein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Max Bergstein, who came to Mobile, Alabama in 1906
  • Annie Bergstein, aged 22, who landed in America from London, England, in 1906
  • Adolf Bergstein, aged 2, who landed in America from Tiszanjlotz, Hungary, in 1907
  • Feige Bergstein, aged 28, who landed in America from Rosede, Russia, in 1907
  • Clara Bergstein, aged 17, who settled in America from Skomoroch, Austria, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bergstein (post 1700)



  • Eleanor Bergstein (b. 1938), American writer, best known for writing and co-producing Dirty Dancing
  • David Rafael Bergstein (b. 1963), American entrepreneur and film producer
  • Alan A. Bergstein, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 21st District, 2000
  • Fania Bergstein (1908-1950), Hebrew poet, born in Szczuczyn, in Russian Poland

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bergstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bergstein 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 09:18.

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