The Poma surname is derived from the Latin word "pomum," which had anciently meant "edible fruit," but by the 5th Century, had come to mean "apple."
Early Origins of the Poma family
The surname Poma was first found in Aragon
an ancient Kingdom of Spain
. It has been suggested the Poma surname branched from the mountains of Cantabria, Santander, and branched to Aragon
, establishing themselves in a place that came to be known as Pomar, in Sariñena, Huesca.
Early History of the Poma family
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Poma Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pomar, Pomar, Poumar, Poumer, Pomier, Pomares, Pumar, Pumarin, Pumares and many more.
Early Notables of the Poma family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Poma family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso De Pomareda, who arrived in Peru in 1570. Plácido del Pumar de Gutiérrez de la Vega y Villegas (b. circa 1680 in Santillana del Mar, Santander, Spain) migrated to Barinas, Venezuela towards the end of the 17th Century. José.
Contemporary Notables of the name Poma (post 1700)
- Anthony L. Poma, American politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of East Detroit, Michigan, 1985 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Antonio Poma (1910-1985), Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
- Karel Poma (b. 1920), Belgian liberal and politician
- Ricardo Poma (b. 1947), Salvadoran Chief Executive Officer of the family owned conglomerate Grupo Poma