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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."

Poma Early Origins



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.

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Poma Spelling Variations


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Poma Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pomar, Pomar, Poumar, Poumer, Pomier, Pomares, Pumar, Pumarin, Pumares and many more.

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Poma Early History


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Poma Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poma research. Another 380 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1535, 1590, 1692, 1700, and 1753 are included under the topic Early Poma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Poma Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poma Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Poma Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Ignacio del Pumar y Traspuesto (1738-1814) Marquis of the Riveras del Bocono y Masperro, and knight of the Order of Charles III, was founder of the towns of Guasdualito, San Jacinto de la Horqueta de Apure, Suripá y La Yuca, in Venezuela. In later years, records show Attilio Pomare, who was naturalized in Ashtabula County, Ohio between the years 1875 and 1906.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Poma (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Poma (post 1700)



  • Anthony L. Poma, American politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of East Detroit, Michigan, 1985
  • 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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Poma Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poma 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 23 October 2015 at 09:15.

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