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The roots of the distinguished German surname Blommaert 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.

Blommaert Early Origins



The surname Blommaert 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.

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Blommaert Spelling Variations


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Blommaert 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.

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Blommaert Early History


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Blommaert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blommaert research. Another 267 words (19 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 Blommaert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blommaert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blommaert Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the name Blommaert 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...

Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blommaert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blommaert Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Adriaen Blommaert, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1652
  • Barbara Blommaert, who landed in New York in 1657

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blommaert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blommaert (post 1700)



  • Susan Blommaert (b. 1947), American actress
  • Ruben Blommaert (b. 1992), Belgian pair skater who competes for Germany
  • Emmanuel de Blommaert de Soye (1875-1944), Belgian bronze medalist horse rider at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Philip Blommaert (1809-1871), Flemish writer
  • Jan Blommaert (b. 1961), Belgian socioling Uist and linguistic anthropologist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    11. ...

    The Blommaert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blommaert 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.

    This page was last modified on 13 December 2013 at 10:23.

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