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The name Boerner emerged in Pomerania, a territory of Germany and a maritime province of Prussia. Pomerania is bounded on the south by Brandenburg, on the west by Mecklenburg, and on the east by Poland. During the 5th century, Pomerania was settled by Pommern, a Slavic tribe. Pommern, which means on the sea, became the name of this region during the reign of the Charlemagne.

Boerner Early Origins



The surname Boerner was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would shape European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Boerner Spelling Variations


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Boerner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Barner, Baerner, Berner and others.

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Boerner Early History


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Boerner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boerner research. Another 509 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1590, 1194, 1568, 1683, 1753 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Boerner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boerner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boerner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Boerner at this time were Christian Frederick Boerner (1683-1753), German professor of theology at Leipzig who once held the Codex Boernerianus, a manuscript of the New Testament...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boerner 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:

Boerner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Boerner, who landed in America in 1854
  • Henry Boerner, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1887

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boerner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boerner (post 1700)



  • Nicole Boerner (b. 1985), American model
  • Lawrence Hyer Boerner (1905-1969), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in 1932
  • Holger Boerner, German politician, Prime Minister of Hesse (1976-1987)
  • Jean David Boerner, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Boerner Family Crest Products


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Boerner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boerner 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 11 February 2015 at 15:48.

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