Hermann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The distinguished surname Hermann is of very ancient German origin. It is derived from a Germanic personal name made up of the elements "heri," meaning "army," and "man," meaning "man."

Early Origins of the Hermann family

The surname Hermann was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Important Dates for the Hermann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hermann research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1828, 1842, 1769, 1612, 1719, 1727, 1786, 1625, 1678, 1621, 1686, 1643, 1708, 1664, 1703, 1646, 1695, 1650 and 1734 are included under the topic Early Hermann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hermann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Herman, Hermann, Herrman, Herrmann, Hörman, Hörmann, Hierman, Harmen, Harmand, Harman, Armand, Armant, Hermand, Arman, Erman, Ermann, Hearman, Hearmann, Harm, Harmsen, Harmson and many more.

Early Notables of the Hermann family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Hermann during this time period were Jobst Herman of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1625-1678), Count of Lippe, Sternberg and Schwalenberg; Augustine Herman, First Lord of Bohemia Manor (c.1621-1686), a Bohemian explorer, merchant, and cartographer; Johann Oswald Harms (1643-1708), a...
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Hermann migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hermann Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Augustin Hermann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1643 [1]
  • Janneken Verlet Hermann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1651 [1]
  • Augustine Hermann, who arrived in Maryland in 1666-1750 [1]
Hermann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Hermann, who landed in America in 1741 [1]
  • Philipp Hermann, who landed in America in 1744 [1]
  • Michael Hermann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1746 [1]
  • Wendel Hermann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Heinrich Hermann, who emigrated from Alsace to Pennsylvania in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Hermann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elisab Hermann, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Peter Hermann, who arrived in America in 1837 [1]
  • Henry Hermann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Maryland in 1840 [1]
  • Christian Ludwig Hermann, who arrived in Texas in 1840-1850 [1]
  • Martin Friedrich Hermann, who arrived in America in 1846 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hermann (post 1700)

  • William C. Hermann, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1925-28, 1939-48 (25th District 1925-28, 23rd District 1939-48); Member of South Dakota State Senate 22nd District, 1929-32 [2]
  • Russell B. Hermann, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1953 [2]
  • Nicholas Hermann, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008 [2]
  • Regina Hermann, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008 [2]
  • Mildred R. Hermann (b. 1891), American politician, Delegate to Alaska State Constitutional Convention, 1955-56 [2]
  • Kenneth Hermann, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004 [2]
  • Linda Rae Hermann, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 15th District, 2002 [2]
  • Joseph G. Hermann, American politician, Mayor of Newport, Kentucky, 1920-24, 1936-40 [2]
  • John P. Hermann, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1914 [2]
  • Jacob S. Hermann, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948 [2]
  • ... (Another 23 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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