is the ancestral home of the Berwangle family. The Berwangle surname evolved as a local
name for a family that lived in Bavaria
. The family name Berwangle can be traced back to the Middle Ages, when Bavaria
was a region characterized by court intrigue and heroic battles over power and prestige. The Berwangle family was influential to the social and economic development of the region. In an age of rapidly changing political and religious alliances, the bearers of this distinguished name maintained numerous connections with other families in the area.
Early Origins of the Berwangle family
The surname Berwangle was first found in Bavaria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Berwanger became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
Early History of the Berwangle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berwangle research.Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1438 and 1480 are included under the topic Early Berwangle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Berwangle 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 Berwangle include Berwanger, Berwangen, Berwangger, Berwwanger, Berwangere, Berwanggere, Berewanger, Berewangger, Barwanger, Baerwanger, Barwangen, Baerwangen, Barwangger, Baerwangger, Barwwanger, Baerwwanger, Barwangere, Baerwangere, Barwanggere, Baerwanggere, Barewanger, Baerewanger, Barewangger and many more.
Early Notables of the Berwangle family (pre 1700)
Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Berwangle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Berwangle family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Berwangle or a variant listed above: Phillip Berwanger who was recorded as having arrived in America in 1853; Peter Berwanger who arrived in New York state in 1857; Peter Joseph Berwanger arrived in North America in 1885.