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The distinguished surname Herrman 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."

Herrman Early Origins



The surname Herrman 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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Herrman Spelling Variations


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Herrman 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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Herrman Early History


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Herrman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herrman 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 Herrman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herrman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herrman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Herrman 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 Herrman 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:

Herrman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frederick E Herrman, who landed in New York, NY in 1750
  • Jacob Herrman, who landed in New York, NY in 1750
  • Susan M Herrman, who arrived in New York, NY in 1750
  • Samuel Herrman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Barbara Herrman, who arrived in America in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Herrman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J A Herrman, who arrived in New York in 1850
  • C T Herrman, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Julius Herrman, who landed in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1857
  • Valentine Herrman, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1861
  • Anna Maria Herrman, who landed in Kansas in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herrman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herrman (post 1700)



  • Wesley Herrman (1897-1954), American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 48th District, 1949-52
  • Roland A. Herrman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972
  • Moses Herrman, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 21st District, 1894
  • Martin E. Herrman, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Sullivan County, 1905-06
  • James D. Herrman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960
  • J. M. Herrman, American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1936
  • Cecil Herrman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952 (alternate), 1960; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956
  • Anton J. Herrman, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 36th District, 1922
  • Amos Herrman, American Democrat politician, Chair of York County Democratic Party, 1927

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Herrman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herrman 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 16 June 2016 at 11:38.

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