HouseofNames.com

Continuing Research

Notables Added the last 12 months
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


 More

The surname Bomar was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from early times after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Before the last few hundred years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Bomar were recorded, including Bonner, Boner, Bonners, Bonar, Bonnar, Bonare and many more.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bomar research. Another 461 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1281, 1451, 1500, 1569, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Bomar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bomar Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

Some of the Bomar family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

The unstable environment in England at this time caused numerous families to board ships and leave in search of opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad in places like Ireland, Australia, and particularly the New World. The voyage was extremely difficult, however, and only taken at great expense. The cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels caused many to arrive diseased and starving, not to mention destitute from the enormous cost. Still opportunity in the emerging nations of Canada and the United States was far greater than at home and many went on to make important contributions to the cultures of their adopted countries. An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Bomar arrived in North America very early:

Bomar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Estienne Bomar, who arrived in Virginia in 1700

Bomar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M B Bomar, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Thomas Bomar, aged 29, landed in New York in 1862
  • Anna Bomar, aged 17, who landed in America, in 1896

Bomar Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Bomar, aged 38, who settled in America from London, in 1902
  • Stella Bomar, who emigrated to America, in 1903
  • David T. Bomar, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Mildred Bomar, aged 41, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Mallie Bomar, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923
 More

  • Mary Amelia Bomar, English-born, American 17th Director of the National Park Service of the United States
  • Robert Lynn Bomar (1901-1964), American NFL football end
  • Scott Bomar (b. 1974), American Emmy Award winning film composer, Grammy nominated music producer
  • Benjamin Franklin Bomar (1816-1868), American politician, 2nd mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Rhett Matthew Bomar (b. 1985), American NFL football quarterback
 More

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Semper fidelis
Motto Translation: Always faithful.

 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Bomar Armorial History With Coat of ArmsBomar Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Bomar Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageBomar Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Bomar Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesBomar Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Bomar Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainBomar Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Bomar Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugBomar Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Bomar Armorial History with FrameBomar Armorial History with Frame
Bomar Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsBomar Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    11. ...

    The Bomar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bomar 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 11 August 2014 at 10:04.

    Sign Up

      

    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more