Brommer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Brommer emerged in the lands that formed the modern state of Lower Saxony, which is presently bordered by the North Sea, the Hartz mountains and the Elbe and Ems rivers. Lower Saxony was previously a medieval Saxon dukedom. The name Brommer, which is a local surname, reveals that the original bearer of the name once lived, held land, or was born in this beautiful region of Lower Saxony.

Early Origins of the Brommer family

The surname Brommer was first found in the county of Oldenburg, where the name became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. The name Bremen was applied to people who originated from the Free City of Bremen, first chosen as a residence by the bishop Willehad in 787.

Early History of the Brommer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brommer research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1801, 1830, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Brommer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Brommer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bremer, Bremmer, Bremerr, Bremert, Bremen, Bremener, Bremner and many more.

Early Notables of the Brommer family (pre 1700)

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United States Brommer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brommer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Yacob Brommer, aged 42, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Joh Jacob Brommer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
Brommer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A Brommer, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806 [1]
  • Johann Theodor Brommer, who landed in America in 1854 [1]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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