The ancient roots of the Bomber family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. The Bomber surname, was a local
name, for someone who lived in any of several places called Bamberg. Examples include: the village which is part of the Earldom of Berg, North Rhineland
, and was first recorded in 1296 as Boimberg; and the city of Bamberg, in northern Bavaria
, which dates from the 11th century. These place names come from the Old High German boum,
which became "baum, " meaning "tree," and berg
Early Origins of the Bomber family
The surname Bomber was first found in Bavaria
, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Bomber became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the region and the nation.
Early History of the Bomber family
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Bomber Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Bomber include Baumberg, Bomberg, Baumburg, Bomburg, Bamberg, Bamburg, Bomberger, Baumberger, Baumburger, Bomburger, Bamberger and many more.
Early Notables of the Bomber family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bomber family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Bomber surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Carl Baumberger who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1747; Charles Bomberger who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765; John Bomberger and Peter Bamberger both of whom arrived in Canada in 1831.
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