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Salm Early Origins



The surname Salm was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Salm Spelling Variations


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Salm Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Salm, Salme, Salmes, Salms, Salmm, Sallm, Sallme, Saalmes, Psalm, Sarm, Sarme and many more.

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Salm Early History


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Salm Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salm research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1623, 1800, 1847, 1738, 1816, 1847, 1660 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Salm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Salm Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Salm Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Salm 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 were:

Salm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Salm, who arrived in America in 1836
  • August Salm, who came to America in 1854
  • August Salm, aged 14, landed in America in 1854
  • B. Salm, who arrived in Indiana in 1867
  • Bertha Salm, who arrived in New York, NY in 1871
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Salm Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Christiane Barbara Salm, who arrived in Quebec in 1855
  • Anna Maria Salm, who arrived in Quebec in 1855
  • Casper Salm, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Salm (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Salm (post 1700)



  • George Salm, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1959
  • Abraham Salm (1857-1915), son of the architect Gerlof Salm, a Dutch architect and founding chairman of the Amsterdam architectural society Maatschappij tot Bevordering der Bouwkunst
  • Abram "Ab" Salm (1801-1876), Dutch painter who spent 29 years painting in Indonesia
  • Jean-Baptiste Salm, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Salm Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Salm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Salm 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 21 October 2015 at 10:13.

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