Cornelis Bergman

Male28 August 1814–26 March 1879

Brief Life History of Cornelis

When Cornelis Bergman was born on 28 August 1814, in Lisse, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Cees Bergman, was 36 and his mother, Petronella van Graaven, was 38. He died on 26 March 1879, in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 64.

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Cornelis Bergman
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Sources (5)

  • Cornelis Bergman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Cornelis Bergmans, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Cornelis Bergman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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World Events (7)


Age 1

Sunday observance in Netherlands was regulated by law.


Age 16

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.


Age 26

Established 1840 (split-up of Holland).

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from berg ‘mountain, hill’ + man ‘man’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with the word berg. The surname, which is also found in Finland, may also be of German (compare 3 below) or Dutch (see 2 below) origin.

Dutch: topographic name denoting an upland dweller, from berg (see Berg ) ‘mountain, hill’ + man ‘man’.

Altered form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Bergmann . This form of the surname is also found in Czechia, Poland, and some other European countries.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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