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Where did the German Rohm family come from? What is the German Rohm family crest and coat of arms? When did the Rohm family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Rohm family history?The name Rohm originally referred to a pilgrim or merchant traveling to Rome.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Romer, Rohmer, Roehmer, Römer, Roemer, von Roemer, von Romer, Romayer, Raumayer, Raumair, Raum, Roem and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rohm research. Another 215 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1470, 1693, 1708, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Rohm History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Rohm Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rohm Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Rohm Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Rohm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rohm Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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