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The surname Immerman is toponymic, that is, it is derived from the name of the place where the original bearer once lived or held land. This type of name was often assigned to the bearer after he had moved from the place into new region. In this case, the place name would have been derived from the old German word "immer" which implied a stretch of water. Many places take their name from this root word, such as Immer in Lower Saxony, Immersberg in Baden-Würtemberg, and Immerseiben in Bavaria.

Immerman Early Origins



The surname Immerman was first found in Switzerland and Bavaria, where Immerman emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of these regions. Among early mentions of the name is Michael Immer, who was a Lutheran parish priest in Bayreuth from 1536 to 1545.

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Immerman Spelling Variations


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Immerman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Immer, Immers, Immerman, Immermann, Immler and others.

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Immerman Early History


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Immerman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Immerman research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1775, 1719, 1795, 1796 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Immerman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Immerman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Immerman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Immerman 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:

Immerman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernard Immerman, who landed in New York in 1833

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Contemporary Notables of the name Immerman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Immerman (post 1700)



  • Neil Immerman, winner of the 1995 Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science and an author on computer science
  • Richard Immerman, political scientist and author on foreign policy

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Immerman Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. 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).
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Immerman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Immerman 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 3 October 2013 at 11:44.

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