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  • Albert Bernard Ackerman (1889 - 1973)
    Updated from U.S. Social Security Death Index (SSDI) by SmartCopy : Nov 23 2014, 6:38:38 UTC Albert Bernard Ackerman was born on November 22, 1936, one of two sons of an orthodontist in Elizabeth, ...
  • Albertus Ackerman (deceased)
    Overberg families Entry 45 - Albertus ACKERMAN x Cornelia Margaretha EKSTEEN (d.v. Cornelius Petrus Lourens EKSTEEN & Cornelia Margaretha ROSSOUW), * 02.08.1914, † 1993
  • Carolina Ackerman (c.1812 - 1874)
    Heer death notice only refer to her as Alberts, Carolina Ackerman MHG 0/248A 1874
  • Christiaan Ackerman, b1 (c.1724 - c.1755)
    Overberg families - Page 13 47 b1 Christiaan ACKERMAN ≈ 05.03.1724 Kinders (1): 48 X 15.08.1751 Martha Cornelia SMUTS Tanap

About the Ackerman surname

Acker came from German or Old English, meaning "field", and is also related to the word "acre". Therefore, Ackermann means "fieldman". Ackerman is a common Ashkenazi Jewish surname. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ackerman_(surname) Wikipedia]

Last name origins & meanings: from http://genealogy.familyeducation.com/surname-origin/ackerman

  • Dutch: occupational name from akkerman ‘plowman’; a frequent name in New Netherland in the 17th century. Later, it probably absorbed some cases of the cognate German and Swedish names, Ackermann and Åkerman respectively.
  • English: from a medieval term denoting feudal status, Middle English akerman (Old English æcerman, from æcer ‘field, acre’ + man ‘man’). Typically, an ackerman was a bond tenant of a manor holding half a virgate of arable land, for which he paid by serving as a plowman. The term was also used generically to denote a plowman or husbandman.
  • Variant of German and Jewish Ackermann.

Read more on FamilyEducation: http://genealogy.familyeducation.com/surname-origin/ackerman#ixzz1jHkMLoC9