Berson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Berson family

The surname Berson 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.

Early History of the Berson family

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Berson 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.

Early Notables of the Berson family (pre 1700)

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Berson Ranking

In France, the name Berson is the 4,586th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. [1]


United States Berson migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Berson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Ennemond Berson, aged 50, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [2]
Berson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A M Berson, who landed in America in 1847 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Berson (post 1700) +

  • Michel Berson (1945-2021), French politician, a knight of the Légion d'honneur


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ 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)


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