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The German surname Burgman is derived from the word "berg," which means "hill," or "mountain." Thus, the first of the name were likely people who lived on or by a hill or mountain.

Burgman Early Origins



The surname Burgman was first found in West Prussia, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Burgman Spelling Variations


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Burgman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bergmann, Bergman, Bergemann (Cologne, Westphalia) and many more.

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Burgman Early History


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Burgman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burgman research. Another 206 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1748, 1761, 1836, 1840, 1866, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Burgman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burgman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burgman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable figures of the period with the name Burgman were Israel von Bergmann (d.1748), the Lord of the manor Tetterin near the town Anklam in Pomerania, who became an influential Privy Councillor at the royal court of Prussia. Ernst von Bergmann (1836-1907) was Professor of Surgery...

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burgman 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 or some of its variants were: Carl Anton Bergman came to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1751; George Bergman arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1768; Christian Bergmann settled in Texas in 1854.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burgman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burgman (post 1700)



  • Mark Burgman (b. 1956), Australian ecologist, Director of the Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis in Melbourne

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Burgman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burgman 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 18 June 2015 at 08:46.

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