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Berres Early Origins



The surname Berres was first found in Lower Saxony, where the name Bar was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Berres Spelling Variations


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Berres Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bar, Barr, Barre, Bars, Barres, Ber, Baer, Berr, Baerr, Berre, Baerre, Bers, Baers, Berres and many more.

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Berres Early History


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Berres Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berres research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1701 is included under the topic Early Berres History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Berres Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Berres Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Berres 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:

Berres Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Berres, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1892

Berres Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Berres, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Dublin, in 1911
  • Hannah Berres, aged 10, who settled in America from Dublin, in 1911
  • Josef Berres, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Viden, Austria, in 1913
  • Rosa Berres, aged 1, who landed in America from Haskioi, Turkey, in 1913
  • Sarra Berres, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Haskioi, Turkey, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Berres (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Berres (post 1700)



  • Raymond Frederick Berres (1907-2007), American Major League Baseball catcher and pitching coach
  • Luis Conrado Batlle y Berres (1897-1964), Uruguayan politician, President of Uruguay (1947-1951)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. 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 (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Berres Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berres 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 25 January 2014 at 14:09.

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