The German surname Beurmann emerged in the lands that formed the powerful German state of Prussia
, which at one time was an immense German territory that stretched from France and the Low Countries to the Baltic sea and Poland. After the fall of the Roman Empire
, the German territories were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The borders of the Barbarian kingdoms changed frequently, but the region that became known as Prussia
was roughly divided between the areas of Brandenburg-Prussia
, West Prussia
, and East Prussia
. The Beurmann family emerged as Brandenburg-Prussia, which is essentially the birthplace of modern Germany
. By the 19th century, Brandenburg-Prussia
had incorporated East Prussia
, West Prussia
and many other German territories. Moreover, in the late 19th century, it led the German states in the unification of Germany.
Early Origins of the Beurmann family
The surname Beurmann was first found in Prussia
, where this family name became noted for its many branches with the region.
Early History of the Beurmann family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beurmann research.Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1761 and 1836 are included under the topic Early Beurmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Beurmann Spelling Variations
In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians
spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations
of the name Beurmann include Beurmann, Beuremann, Beurrmann, Beurmann, Beurman, Beureman, Buermann, Buerman, Burmann, Buremann, Bureman and many more.
Early Notables of the Beurmann family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beurmann family to the New World and Oceana
played an extremely influential role in shaping modern German history. It remained a part of Germany
until after the Second World War. Prussia
was divided among the Soviet Union
, Poland, East Germany
and West Germany
. Many Prussians became residents of these new countries after the War, and many migrated to other parts of Germany
or Europe, as well as to North America. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly to Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Beurmann were Eleanor Burman, who settled in Massachusetts in 1728; Johannes Burman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1767 and Rachel Burman and Mary Burman both of whom also arrived in that city in 1773.
Contemporary Notables of the name Beurmann (post 1700)
- Jean Ernest de Beurmann, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean Beurmann. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- Frédéric Auguste de Beurmann, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Frédéric Beurmann. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
- Emil Beurmann (1862-1950), Swiss artist