England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Lomener family lived in Norfolk. Their name, however, is a reference to their place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, St. Lomer, Normandy, now called Lomer-Sur-Guerne. Alternatively, Leomer was listed as a baptismal name in the Domesday Book. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early Origins of the Lomener family
Norfolk where they held a family seat from early times, after the Norman Conquest in 1066. They were originally from St. Lomer, a parish in Normandy, which is now called Lomer-Sur-Guerne. The name was anciently written Villa Sancti Lauomari. CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
Early History of the Lomener family
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Lomener Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Lomener family name include Lomer, Lombe, Lomber, Lomener, Lomnyer, Lomar and others.
Early Notables of the Lomener family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lomener family to Ireland
Some of the Lomener family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Lomener family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Lomener family to immigrate North America: John Lomber settled in Philadelphia in 1808.
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