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.
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.
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... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Storms Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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