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The surname Biedermann 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)


Biedermann Early Origins



The surname Biedermann 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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Biedermann Spelling Variations


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Biedermann Spelling Variations



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

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Biedermann Early History


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Biedermann Early History



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

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Biedermann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biedermann Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Biedermann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W Biedermann, aged 21, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • C C Biedermann, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johan Georg Biedermann, who setted in Philadelphia in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biedermann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biedermann (post 1700)



  • Matthias Biedermann (b. 1983), German male skeleton racer
  • Julia Biedermann (b. 1967), German television actress
  • Paul Biedermann (b. 1986), German Olympic swimmer
  • Jeanette Biedermann (b. 1981), German pop singer-songwriter
  • Friedrich Karl Biedermann (1812-1901), German historian and publicist, who was born in Leipzig and was a member of the German Reichstag from 1871 to 1874
  • Christoph Biedermann (b. 1987), international footballer from Liechtenstein
  • Johann Jakob Biedermann (1763-1830), Swiss painter and etcher

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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)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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The Biedermann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biedermann 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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