Storms History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Storms family

The surname Storms 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 Storms family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Storms research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1442 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Storms History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Storms Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Storms family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the name Storms 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 Storms migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Storms Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Peter Storms, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]
  • James Storms, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
Storms Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Gertrude Storms, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States, in 1911
  • Rosalia Storms, aged 38, who landed in America from London, England, in 1916
  • David Storms, aged 17, who immigrated to the United States, in 1917
  • Andrew Storms, aged 34, who settled in America from Liverpool, England, in 1920
  • Wilbur Storms, aged 33, who immigrated to America, in 1920

Canada Storms migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Storms Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Gilbert Storms U.E. who settled in Ernest Town [Ernestown], Lennox & Addington, Ontario c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. Gilbert Storms U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. Gilbert Storms Sr., U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]
  • Mr. Jeremiah Storms U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1786 [2]
Storms Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Beatrice Storms, aged 53, who immigrated to Hamilton,Canada, in 1913
  • Ferdinand Storms, aged 10, who immigrated to Lineham, Alberta, Canada, in 1923
  • Albert Storms, aged 10, who immigrated to Lineham, Alberta, Canada, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Storms (post 1700) +

  • Henry Storms (1795-1874), American merchant and politician
  • Albert Boynton Storms (1860-1933), American educator, president of Iowa State University
  • Justin Storms (b. 1981), American artist and musician
  • Charlie Storms (d. 1881), American professional gunfighter and gambler of the Old West
  • Harrison Allen Storms Jr. (1916-1992), nicknamed Stormy, American aeronautical engineer who managed the design and construction of the command module for the Apollo program
  • Ronda R. Storms (b. 1965), American politician, member of the Senate of Florida
  • Kirsten Renee Storms (b. 1984), American actress
  • Jerry Gene Storms Sr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 [3]
  • Frieda Storms, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1952 [3]
  • Edwin Storms, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 26th District, 1926 [3]
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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