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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, ...
  • Carolina Ackerman (c.1812 - 1874)
    Heer death notice only refer to her as Alberts, Carolina Ackerman MHG 0/248A 1874
  • Christiaan Ackerman, SV/PROG 2 (1699 - 1751)
    Christian Ackermann is op 20 Februarie 1699 in Kötzschen, naby Merseburg, Sakse, gebore. Hy was die seun van ds. Christian Ackermann en Maria Christiana Stenger. Alhoewel sy van meestal as Acker...
  • Christian Ackerman, Ds (c.1674 - d.)

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