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Burgemeister Early Origins



The surname Burgemeister was first found in Austria, 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. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Burgemeister Spelling Variations


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Burgemeister Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Burgemeister, Burgemeester, Bergemeister, Bergemeester, Bergermeister, Burgermeister, Bergermeester and many more.

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Burgemeister Early History


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Burgemeister Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burgemeister research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Burgemeister History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burgemeister Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burgemeister Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Burgemeister 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:

Burgemeister Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christia Burgemeister, who immigrated to Georgia in 1741 with his wife Elizabeth and his three sons Christia, Martin, and Hans Ulrich
  • Heinrich Christoph Burgemeister and Johann Martin Burgemeister, who lived in Georgia between 1733 and 1783

Burgemeister Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Burgemeister, who served with the British troops in the American revolutionary war and later settled in Quebec

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burgemeister (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burgemeister (post 1700)



  • Sven Burgemeister (b. 1966), German film producer and screen writer
  • Alfred Burgemeister, recipient of the Knight's Cross on May 2, 1945

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. 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).
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Burgemeister Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burgemeister 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 25 September 2015 at 03:18.

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