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Boomer Early Origins



The surname Boomer 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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Boomer Spelling Variations


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Boomer 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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Boomer Early History


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Boomer Early History



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

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Boomer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boomer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boomer 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:

Boomer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Boomer, aged 13, landed in Virginia in 1635

Boomer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alice Boomer, who arrived in Virginia in 1719
  • Joackim Boomer, aged 32, landed in Pennsylvania in 1741

Boomer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Boomer, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Steadfast"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boomer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boomer (post 1700)



  • Walter E. Boomer (b. 1938), American retired former four-star general and Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Jørgine Boomer (1887-1971), Norwegian-American businesswoman and entrepreneur, co-owner and manager of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City
  • Harry Boomer, American newscaster for WOIO news in Cleveland, Ohio
  • George B. Boomer (1832-1863), Union Army colonel in the American Civil War
  • George Boomer (1862-1915), American socialist journalist, newspaper editor, and political activist, key player in the formation of the Socialist Party of Washington
  • William "Bill" Boomer, American former head coach of the men's swim team at the University of Rochester, coach for the 2000 US Olympic team
  • George Ellsworth Boomer (1862-1915), American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1893; Candidate for Governor of Washington, 1908
  • Linwood Boomer (b. 1955), Canadian Primetime Emmy Award winning television producer, writer, and actor, known for his role as Adam Kendall on Little House on the Prairie, and for creating the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle
  • Garth Boomer (d. 1993), Australian educator, President of the Australian Association for the Teaching of English, eponym of the Garth Boomer Memorial Lecture

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. 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.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Boomer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boomer 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 November 2015 at 13:43.

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