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09-14-2011, 09:46 AM
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cheerupmurray
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Originally Posted by LatexiKledjut View Post
I'm pretty sure Bergenheim has Finnish-Swede heritage, so we wouldn't lose him to anyone.
The name doesn't sound swedish at all. After reading about it it's seems like it's a swedish noble family with roots in Värmland. Originally a german name.

Lots of norteuropeans, germans, frenchspeaking beligians and so on, went to parts of Sweden with lot of mines in the 1600-th century, since they where good smiths and knew a lot of stuff about mining and so forth they where highly respected. Some of them became noblemen. A early case of "arbetskraftinvandring".


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