The ancient roots of the Berlere family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. The Berlere surname, was a local
name, for someone who lived in Bavaria
, where the family possessed vast estates and resided in an elegant feudal
manor. During the Middle Ages, the Berlere family became a part of the landed aristocracy and wielded considerable prestige and influence in the region. The Berlere family expanded into other parts of the German territories after the 16th century. Following the general pattern of great European migration, and specific interests in military, political and religious occupations, bearers of the name relocated and prospered in numerous different regions on the European continent. The family became a prominent contributor to the development of ancient Bavarian towns such as Rothenburg.
Early Origins of the Berlere family
The surname Berlere was first found in Bavaria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the towns such as Rothenburg from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Berlere family
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Berlere Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Berlere include Berl, Berle, Berler, Behrle, Behrli, Berlere and many more.
Early Notables of the Berlere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Berlere family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Berlere surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Jan Berler, who came to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1795; and Erasmus Behrle came to the same city in 1865.