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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, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • C C Biedermann, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Johan Georg Biedermann came to 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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Biedermann 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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. 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.

This page was last modified on 18 March 2015 at 10:22.

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