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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."

Hermann Early Origins



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.

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Hermann Spelling Variations


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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.

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Hermann Early History


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Hermann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hermann research. Another 291 words (21 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.

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Hermann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hermann Early Notables (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...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hermann 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:

Hermann Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Augustin Hermann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1643
  • Janneken Verlet Hermann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1651
  • Augustine Hermann, who arrived in Maryland in 1666-1750

Hermann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Hermann, who landed in America in 1741
  • Philipp Hermann, who landed in America in 1744
  • Michael Hermann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1746
  • Wendel Hermann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • 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
  • Peter Hermann, who arrived in America in 1837
  • Henry Hermann, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Maryland in 1840
  • Christian Ludwig Hermann, who arrived in Texas in 1840-1850
  • Martin Friedrich Hermann, who arrived in America in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hermann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hermann (post 1700)



  • Gustav Hermann, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Reichenberg, 1884
  • Fred J. Hermann, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964
  • Fred J. Hermann, American politician, Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Mason County, 1933
  • Francis X. Hermann, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1985-86, 1993
  • Daniel A. Hermann, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932
  • Charles W. Hermann, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Snyder County, 1895-98
  • Charles Hermann, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1920
  • Bruce Hermann, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 63rd District, 2012
  • Binger Hermann (1843-1926), American Republican politician, Member of Oregon State House of Representatives, 1866; Member of Oregon State Senate, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from Oregon, 1885-97, 1903-07
  • Bertha Hermann, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1928
  • ... (Another 23 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Hermann


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Suggested Readings for the name Hermann



  • Germany to U.S.A.: Migration of the Matthew Hermann Family by Walter W. Hermann.
  • Wiilard Adams Barbara, His Ancestors and Descendants by John W. Hermann.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hermann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hermann 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.

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