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The surname Biederman 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)


Biederman Early Origins



The surname Biederman 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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Biederman Spelling Variations


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Biederman Spelling Variations



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

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Biederman Early History


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Biederman Early History



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

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Biederman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biederman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biederman 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 were:

Biederman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Biederman, age 48, settled in America in 1709

Biederman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Biederman arrived in Philadelphia in 1859
  • Adam Biederman, who came to Philadelphia in 1872

Biederman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christian Biederman, who arrived in Chile in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biederman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biederman (post 1700)



  • Irving Biederman, American vision scientist and professor of psychology and computer science at the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Joseph Biederman, Award-winning American Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School
  • Kim Sychowski Biederman, American politician, Candidate for village President of Niles, Illinois, 2009
  • Don Biederman, Canadian stock car racer inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

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Biederman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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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. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Biederman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biederman 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 28 October 2015 at 11:18.

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