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The name Borner 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.
The surname Borner 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Barner, Baerner, Berner and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borner 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 Borner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent bearers of the name Borner 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 Borner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Borner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Borner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Borner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borner 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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