Komer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Komer family
The surname Komer was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Important Dates for the Komer family
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Komer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Komar, Komer, Kommer, Komanauzky, Jasinski, Ckomanski, Komarnaiki, Komarzewski, Kommerstadt, Komorowski, Kometer and many more.
Early Notables of the Komer family (pre 1700)
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Komer migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Komer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Komer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 
- Leonhart Komer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1767
Komer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Burly Komer, who arrived in New York in 1832
- Anna Komer, who settled in New York, NY in 1848
- Anna Komer, aged 16, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 
Contemporary Notables of the name Komer (post 1700)
- Robert William "Blowtorch Bob" Komer (1922-2000), American diplomat, a key figure in the pacification effort to win South Vietnamese "hearts and minds" during the Vietnam War, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
- Robert William Komer (1922-2000), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1968-69. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1967 
- Odessa J. Komer (1925-2004), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988 
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html