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Bernau Early Origins



The surname Bernau was first found in Wuerttemburg, where the name Barthenauer became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

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Bernau Spelling Variations


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Bernau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barthenauer, Barthnauer, Bartnauer, Barthenaur, Barthnaur, Bartenauer, Berthenauer, Berthnauer, Bertnauer, Berthenaur, Berthnaur, Bertenauer, Baerthenauer, Baernauer, Baerthenaur, Baerthnaur, Baertenauer and many more.

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Bernau Early History


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Bernau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bernau research. Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1410, and 1435 are included under the topic Early Bernau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bernau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bernau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Bernau during this period were Walter von Barethenau, prominent 12th century land owner; as well as Agnes Bernauer (c.1410-1435), who was the commoner wife...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bernau 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:

Bernau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Matthias Siegfried Heinr Erns Bernau, who settled in New York in 1849
  • Matthias Siegfried Heinr Ernst Bernau, who landed in New York in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Friedrich Bernau, who setted in New York, NY in 1851
  • Johann Bernau, who arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1851
  • Anna Bernau, who setted in New York, NY in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bernau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bernau (post 1700)



  • Simon John Bernau, Mathematics educator, Head of the Mathematics Department at the Missouri State University, Missouri

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Bernau Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Bernau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bernau 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 23 September 2010 at 15:39.

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