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Burgerson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Burgerson surname refers to a citizen of a borough, from the Middle High German "burc," meaning a "fortified town." As a surname, Burgerson may also come from one of the many place names in the region.

Early Origins of the Burgerson family


The surname Burgerson was first found in Austria, where the name Burger made a great early contribution to the feudal society of early Europe. The Burger family became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses where family members continued to play important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts which occurred as each group sought to maximize its power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

Early History of the Burgerson family


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Burgerson Spelling Variations


One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Burgerson include Burger, Burgger, Burrger, Burgerr, Buerger, Buergger, Buergerr, Borger, Borgger, Borgger, Borgerr, Boerger, Boergger, Boerrger, Boergerr, Burgen, Buergen, Borgen, Boergen, Burgel, Buergel, Borgel, Boergel, Burgele, Buergele, Borgele, Boergele and many more.

Early Notables of the Burgerson family (pre 1700)


During this period prominent bearers of the name Burgerson were Gottfried August Burger (1747-1794), German Romantic poet, who was best known for his ballad "Lenore" which was...
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Migration of the Burgerson family to the New World and Oceana


Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Burgerson family to immigrate North America: Johannes Burger who was recorded as having arrived in New Netherlands in 1663; Evan Burgen arrived in Virginia in 1643; Philip Burgen who arrived in Maryland in 1678.

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