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Early Origins of the Stoermer family

The surname Stoermer was first found in Mecklenburg and Pomerania, where the name became known for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society in northern Germany. 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. Chronicles first mention Arnold Storm of Rostock in 1283, and M. Stormere, also of Rostock, in 1302.

Early History of the Stoermer family

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Stoermer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Storm, Stormer, Stoermer, Stormere, Stormen and many more.

Early Notables of the Stoermer family

Prominent bearers of the name Stoermer at this time were Theodor Woldsen Storm (1817-88), who was one of the greatest writers of the later 19th century. He came from...
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United States Stoermer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stoermer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Fritz Stoermer, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 [1]
  • Marie Stoermer, aged 22, arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Havel" from Bremen, Germany [2]
  • Minnie Stoermer, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Havel" from Bremen, Germany [2]
Stoermer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Bruno Stoermer, aged 28, originally from Berlin, Germany, arrived in New York, New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Pennsylvania" from Cuxhaven, Germany [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Stoermer (post 1700) +

  • Carl Stoermer (1874-1957), prominent Norwegian geophysicist who developed the theory to explain the aurora borealis


  1. 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)
  2. Ellis Island Search retrieved 15th November 2022. Retrieved from https://heritage.statueofliberty.org/passenger-result


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