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Bum Early Origins



The surname Bum 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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Bum Spelling Variations


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Bum Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bom, Bomm, Bome, Bomme, Boms, Bomes, Bommes and others.

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Bum Early History


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Bum Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bum research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bum Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bum Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bum Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Bum, who landed in Virginia in 1665

Bum Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Darby Bum, who arrived in Virginia in 1712
  • Adam Bum, who landed in Mississippi in 1798

Bum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Bum, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bum (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bum (post 1700)



  • James R. Bum Jr., American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 2012

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Bum Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Bum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bum 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 3 November 2015 at 10:39.

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