Bogart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Bogart surname may have been a topographic name for someone living by an orchard, or a habitational name taken on from any of various places named with this word.
Early Origins of the Bogart family
The surname Bogart was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea.
It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Bogart is a Dutch toponymic surname meaning "orchard" and may indicate the occupational fruit grower.
One of the first records of the name was found in Belgium, where Woitini Bongart was recorded at Avelgem in 1281. Jan van den Boeghaerde was listed as a knight in 1398. Claise vanden Boongaerde or Boengart was found in Wervik in 1393. Arnekin Bogart was listed in 1399 and later, Willems van den Boemgarde was recorded in 1418 as Willem van den Bogarde, Knight.
Early History of the Bogart family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bogart research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1281, 1398, 1393, 1398, 1418, 1399, 1418, 1475, 1479, 1500, 1537, 1555, 1705, 1830, 1630, 1675, 1541 and 1569 are included under the topic Early Bogart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bogart Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bogaert, Bogaart, Bogaerde, Bogard, Bogarde, Bogaerds, Bogaers, Bogaerts and many more.
Early Notables of the Bogart family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Bogart is the 6,663rd most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. 
| Bogart migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bogart Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Jan Laurensz Bogart, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1620 
- Pieter Jansen Bogart, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1620 
- Tunis Gysbertse Bogart, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1620 
- Evarardus Bogart, who arrived in New York, NY in 1633
- Gysbert Bogart, who arrived in New York city in 1640
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Bogart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Hendrick Bogart, who arrived in New York in 1715
- Nicholas Bogart, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1727
- George Bogart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 
Bogart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- David D Bogart, who landed in New York in 1845 
- Mr. Bogart, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 
- D A Bogart, who arrived in Arkansas in 1877 
| Bogart migration to Canada ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bogart Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Abraham Bogart U.E. who settled in Adolphus Town [Adolphustown], Ontario c. 1783 
- Mr. Gilbert Bogart U.E. who settled in Adolphus Town [Adolphustown], Ontario c. 1783 
- Mr. Gysbert Bogart, "Bogaert" U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 
- Mr. Isaac Bogart U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 
- Abraham Bogart, a Loyalist who settled in Canada from America in 1796
|Contemporary Notables of the name Bogart (post 1700) ||+|
- Humphrey DeForest Bogart (1899-1957), legendary Academy Award winning American actor named the Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute, and Entertainment Weekly magazine has named Bogart the number one movie legend of all time
- Paul Bogart (b. 1919), American television and film director
- Neil Bogart (1943-1982), American music executive
- Evan Bogart (b. 1978), American music executive
- Mabel Van De Bogart, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940 
- John Bogart (1836-1920), NY State Engineer and Surveyor 1888-1891
|Suggested Readings for the name Bogart ||+|
- The Flowering Orchard: Genealogy of an American Branch of the Bogaard (also Bogart) Family that Lived in the Medieval Dutch Town of Utrecht, Covering the Period from About 1320 to 1974 by P. H. Bogaard.
- Miscellaneous Bogarts by Sue N. McLane.
- "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
- 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)
- Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
- The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html