Biedermann Family History

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Biedermann Name Meaning

German: nickname for an honest man, from a compound of Middle High German biderbe ‘honorable’ + man ‘man’. Associated with it is the surname Biedermeier (see Mayer), adopted in 1853 by a group of German humorists as the name of a fictitious writer, Gottlob Biedermeier, satirized as an unimaginative bourgeois philistine. The name came to be used to refer to the stolid style of furnishing and decoration that was popular in mid 19th-century Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): surname adopted because of its honorific meaning, from modern German bieder ‘honest’, ‘upright’ + -mann ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bermann, Zimmermann, Lederman, Biederman, Edelmann, Kinderman

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Biedermann Family Origin

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Biedermann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Engineer

    8%
  • Fresco Painter

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biedermann. A less common occupation for the Biedermann family was Fresco Painter. The most common Biedermann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Biedermann's were Farmers.

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Biedermann Life Expectancy

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