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.
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.