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Bergstro Early Origins



The surname Bergstro 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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Bergstro Spelling Variations


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Bergstro 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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Bergstro Early History


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Bergstro Early History



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

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Bergstro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bergstro Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bergstro 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. 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).
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Bergstro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bergstro 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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