Blomberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The roots of the distinguished German surname Blomberg lie in the northern province of Schleswig-Holstein. The name is derived from the Middle Low German "blom," or the German word "blume," meaning "flower;" thus, it was likely originally borne by someone living near a flowering meadow, or was perhaps an occupational name for a gardener or florist.

Early Origins of the Blomberg family

The surname Blomberg was first found in Schleswig-Holstein, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. The first known bearer of the name was Lüdeke Blome, who was a resident of Hamburg in 1258.

Important Dates for the Blomberg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blomberg research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1258, 1293, 1670, 1701, 1819, 1583, 1651, 1622, 1629, 1636, 1642, 1785, 1793 and 1848 are included under the topic Early Blomberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Blomberg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Blom, Blum, Blomberg, Blome, Blumefeld, Blommaert, Blommer, Blommen, Blommestein, Blommesteyn, Blume, Blumegen, Blümel, Blumenau, Blumenbach, Blumnenthal, Blümner, Blomgarten, Blohm and many more.

Early Notables of the Blomberg family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the name Blomberg in this period include Samuel Blommaert (Bloemaert, Blommaerts, Blommaart, Blomert) (1583-1651), a Flemish/Dutch merchant and director of the Dutch West India Company from 1622 to 1629 and again from 1636 to 1642; Gustav...
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Blomberg migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blomberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anders Blomberg, aged 28, who arrived in New York in 1846 [1]
  • Anna Blomberg, aged 20, who landed in New York, NY in 1869 [1]
  • Britta Blomberg, aged 46, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [1]
  • Emil Blomberg, aged 11, who landed in New York, NY in 1869 [1]
  • John Blomberg, aged 11, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Blomberg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Martin Blomberg, who arrived in Mississippi in 1906 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Blomberg (post 1700)

  • Ron Blomberg (b. 1948), American Major League Baseball designated hitter, first baseman, and right fielder
  • Martin Petrus Frederik Blomberg (1888-1966), Swedish-born, American engineer
  • Craig L. Blomberg, American theologian, Professor of the New Testament at Denver Seminary in Colorado
  • Joseph Blomberg, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984 [2]
  • Werner von Blomberg (1878-1946), German Minister of War and Commander-in-Chief of the German Armed Forces
  • Hugo von Blomberg (1820-1871), German artist and poet
  • William Nicholas Blomberg (1702-1750), English biographer, educated at Merton College, Oxford, the son of Baron Blomberg, a nobleman of Courland, Latvia [3]
  • Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg (b. 1969), Norwegian jazz drummer

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Wikisource contributors. "Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900." Wikisource . Wikisource , 4 Jun. 2018. Web. 5 Feb. 2019
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