Blossom History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Blossom is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a for a person who was lovely and full of promise. This surname was originally derived from the Old English word Blostma, which was used in the 15th century to describe a graceful and self-assured person.
Early Origins of the Blossom family
The surname Blossom was first found in Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Blossom family
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Blossom Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Blossom has undergone many spelling variations, including Blossom, Blossome, Bloxam, Bloxham, Bloxsome, Blossun, Bloyan, Bloxholmedax, Bloxen and many more.
Early Notables of the Blossom family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Blossom is the 13,349th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Migration of the Blossom family to Ireland
Some of the Blossom family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Blossom were among those contributors:
Blossom Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Blossom Settlers in United States in the 19th Century