, where the name emerged after the 14th century, where it was related to the name "Ertmar"; this name is also reflected in the place name Erdmannsdorf, found in both
. This family name spread throughout the northern regions of
, and Ertwin Erdtmann is mentioned in Osnabrueck chronicles as early as 1509.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Erdman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1773; as did John Erdman in 1737; as well as Martin Erdman in 1751; Johann Peter Erdmann came to Canada in 1783.