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Werman Early Origins



The surname Werman was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066. It is believed to be descended from Wermund, an ancient Saxon name occurring in the genealogy of the Kings of Mercia.

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Werman Spelling Variations


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Werman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Werman have been found, including Wardman, Warman, Wordman and others.

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Werman Early History


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Werman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Werman research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Werman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Werman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Werman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Werman 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:

Werman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Rebecca Werman, aged 24, a domestic servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ionic" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Werman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Werman (post 1700)



  • Lauren K. Werman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000, 2004

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Werman Family Crest Products


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Werman Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. 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).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Werman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Werman 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 27 October 2015 at 13:41.

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