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The surname Biderman was derived from Middle High German word "biderbe" which means "honest, upright" and one of the first records of the name was Biderbeman sacerdos [priest] in 1262. The next record of the name was in the 14th century when Duke Leopold de Biderbe was listed. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns.)Dictionary of German Names Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7)


Biderman Early Origins



The surname Biderman was first found in Switzerland, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses in Switzerland, Austria and Saxony, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Biderman Spelling Variations


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Biderman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Biedermann, Biederman, Biedderman, Beydermann, Beyddermann and many more.

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Biderman Early History


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Biderman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biderman research. Another 348 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1802, 1819, and 1885 are included under the topic Early Biderman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biderman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biderman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biderman 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Biederman, who came to Philadelphia in 1872; Henry Biederman arrived in Philadelphia in 1859; John Biederman, age 48; settled in America in 1709.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biderman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biderman (post 1700)



  • Sumiko Biderman (1924-2009), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1996, 2000

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Biderman Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns.)Dictionary of German Names Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7)

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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The Biderman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biderman 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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