Bumgarner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Bumgarner surname means orchard in German, and was probably originally occupational for someone who worked in an orchard, or topographical for someone who lived in or near an orchard. There are also several villages named for this word.
Early Origins of the Bumgarner family
The surname Bumgarner was first found in East Prussia, where the name came from noble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. They are believed to have been of the order of the Teutonic Knights.
Early History of the Bumgarner family
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Bumgarner Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Baumgarner, Baumgarten, Baumgart, Paumgarten, Baumgartel, Paumgartel, Paumgart, Bomgarten, Baumgarden, Pomgarten, Pomgarden, Baumgartner, Paumgartner, Baumgarden, Bamgardner, Bogart, Bogaard, Bogaart and many more.
Early Notables of the Bumgarner family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Bumgarner is the 4,256th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 
Bumgarner migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bumgarner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Christ Bumgarner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 
- Christopher Bumgarner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729 
- Ursley Bumgarner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729 
- Peter Bumgarner, who landed in North Carolina in 1748 
Bumgarner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Edgar Bumgarner, aged 19, who immigrated to Washington, in 1918
- Newton Bumgarner, aged 24, who settled in Millers Creek, NC., in 1918
- Pauline Bumgarner, aged 46, who immigrated to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1922
- Albert Bumgarner, aged 20, who settled in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Bumgarner (post 1700) +
- Jack Edward Bumgarner (1926-2011), birth name of Jack Garner, American actor, brother of James Garner
- James Scott Bumgarner (b. 1928), birth name of James Garner, American Academy Award nominated actor, known for his roles in: Maverick, the 1950s western-comedy series; The Rockford Files; and many more
- "Aunt" Samantha Bumgarner (1878-1960), American acclaimed early country and folk music performer
- A.L. Bumgarner, American former NASCAR Grand National Series race car owner
- Colonel Michael Bumgarner (b. 1959), United States Armed Services officer, commander of the Joint Detention Group
- Madison K. Bumgarner (b. 1989), American left-handed pitcher for the San Francisco Giants
- Reggie Bumgarner, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2004 
- Mary Ann Bumgarner, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008 
- Lewis Bumgarner, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Mason County, 1863-64, 1872-73 
- James Linville Bumgarner Jr. (1867-1941), American Republican politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 28th District, 1915-16, 1921-22 
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Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html