Wolmer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wolmer family

The surname Wolmer 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.

Early History of the Wolmer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wolmer research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1640 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Wolmer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wolmer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Volmer, Volmar, Vollmar, Volmerbeke, Volmerstein, Wolmer, Wollmer, Wollner and many more.

Early Notables of the Wolmer family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Wolmer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wolmer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wolmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Adam Wolmer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
Wolmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johann Wolmer, aged 36, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1805 [1]
  • Johann Wolmer, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1805


  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)


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