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Boom Early Origins



The surname Boom was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Boom Spelling Variations


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Boom Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boom, Boome, Boomhof, Booms, Boem, Boeme, Boemer, Boomer, Boomen and many more.

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Boom Early History


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Boom Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boom research. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1697 is included under the topic Early Boom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boom Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boom 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:

Boom Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Boom, aged 30, landed in Pennsylvania in 1775
  • Henrich Boom, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Boom Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G W Boom, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Johann Boom, who landed in America in 1887

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boom (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boom (post 1700)



  • Adrian de Boom (1898-1985), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Shiawassee District, 1949-58; Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 15th District, 1958, 1962

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Boom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boom 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 8 December 2015 at 11:01.

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