Show ContentsBiderman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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]

Early Origins of the Biderman family

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.

Early History of the Biderman family

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Biderman Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Biderman family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Biderman family

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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Biderman (post 1700) +

  • Sumiko Biderman (1924-2009), American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1996, 2000 [2]

  1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns.)Dictionary of German Names Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7)
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from on Facebook