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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.

Beurmann Early Origins



The surname Beurmann was first found in Prussia, where this family name became noted for its many branches with the region.

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Beurmann Spelling Variations


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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.

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Beurmann Early History


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Beurmann Early History



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.

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Beurmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beurmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Beurmann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Prussia 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 Ameri ca. 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beurmann (post 1700)


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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
  • Frédéric Auguste de Beurmann, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Emil Beurmann (1862-1950), Swiss artist

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Beurmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beurmann 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 11 February 2015 at 15:39.

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