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The name Berryman comes from one of the family having worked as a servant at the manor house having derived from the Old English word buri, which refers to "a fortified manor house", and was used to denote someone who worked at such a house.

Berryman Early Origins



The surname Berryman was first found in Hampshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Berryman Spelling Variations


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Berryman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Berryman have been found, including: Berryman, Berriman, Borowman, Buriman, Beriman, Buryman, Birriman, Borrowman and many more.

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Berryman Early History


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Berryman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berryman research. Another 421 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1176, 1500, 1587, 1600, 1615, 1688, 1750, 1784, and 1807 are included under the topic Early Berryman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Berryman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Berryman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Berryman 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Berryman, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Berryman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Berryman, who arrived in Virginia in 1638
  • William Berryman, who landed in Virginia in 1657
  • John Berryman who arrived in Virginia in 1663
  • Mary Berryman, who landed in Maryland in 1671

Berryman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Berryman, who came to Virginia in 1718

Berryman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Berryman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Childe Harold" in 1849
  • Thomas Berryman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1849
  • John H. Berryman, aged 18, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Wanderer"
  • John Berryman, aged 20, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Omega"
  • Andrew Berryman, aged 22, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sea Park"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Berryman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Berryman, aged 21, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Assaye" in 1874
  • Matthew Berryman, aged 21, a farm labourer, arrived in New Plymouth aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1875
  • William H. Berryman, aged 21, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Sarah Berryman, aged 21, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • Richard Berryman, aged 50, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Berryman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Berryman (post 1700)



  • Robert Norman "Punk" Berryman (1893-1988), professional American football player and coach
  • Michael John Berryman (b. 1948), American actor
  • John Allyn Berryman (1914-1972), American poet awarded the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
  • Phillip Berryman (b. 1938), American theological author
  • Major John Berryman VC (1825-1896), English serviceman and recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Norman "Norm" Rangi Berryman (1973-2015), New Zealand rugby union player; he played one Test for the All Blacks
  • William "Bill" Berryman (b. 1899), Australian rules footballer, inductee into the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame (2005)
  • Dorothée Berryman (b. 1948), Canadian actress and singer
  • Guy Rupert Berryman (b. 1978), Scottish musician
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Frank Horton Berryman (1894-1981), Australian General Officer Commander in Chief Eastern Command from 1952 to 1953
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Berryman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berryman 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.

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