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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Erdmann

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Alt. Meaning

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for rewards, from your hard work

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons Named Erdmann

Erdmann was born on May 12th, 1671. He died on August 18th, 1756.


Erdmann was born as the child of Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Marie of Prussia, and Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth on October 8th, 1615 in Bayreuth. He died on February 6th, 1651.


Erdmann was born as the child of Emilie Agnes Reuss of Schleiz on August 22nd, 1683 in Sorau, Electorate of Saxony. Erdmann is also known as Graf Erdmann II von Promnitz (German). He breathed his last breath on September 7th, 1745.


Erdmann was born on January 26th, 1843. He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 1896.


Erdmann was born on November 7th, 1911 in Olbersdorf. He breathed his last breath on January 28th, 1996.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Erdmann

Richard Erdman is an actor and occasional director. He was most active from 1944 to 1944. Richard was given the name John Richard Erdmann on June 1st, 1925 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA. Richard is also known as Dick Erdman, Erdmann, John Richard; Erdman, and Dick.


Fiona was born on September 9th, 1988 in Dudweiler. Fiona is also known as Faye.


Hans Erdmann was a composer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1922 to 1936. Hans was born on November 7th, 1882 in German Empire. He passed away on November 21st, 1942.


Charles E. Erdmann is a Circuit Judge and United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. His military service ended in 1969. Charles was born on June 26th, 1946.


Dipl.-Ing. was born on November 13th, 1898 in Königsberg. He passed away on September 5th, 1946.


Eduard was born on March 5th, 1896. He breathed his last breath on June 21st, 1958.


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Popularity of Erdmann as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Erdmann U.S.
  White 94.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.22% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Erdmann

People with the last name Erdmann are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Erdmann

  • How Popular is the name Erdmann? As a last name Erdmann was the 8,119th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Erdmann first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Erdmann is Sunday, February 5th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Erdmann? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Erdmann. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Erdmann: Your name in reverse order is Nnamdre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnearmn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Erdmann? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,085 people with the last name Erdmann.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Erdmann? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Erdmann as their last name.

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