Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for a servant or attendant. Groom is a Old English word for a house servant; it was also applied to shepherds. It is the word from which the surname Groomer is derived.
Early Origins of the Groomer family
Suffolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Groomer family
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Groomer Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Groomer family name include Groome, Grome, Groom and others.
Early Notables of the Groomer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Groomer family to Ireland
Some of the Groomer family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Groomer family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Groomer surname or a spelling variation of the name include :
Groomer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Groomer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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