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Woomer Early Origins



The surname Woomer was first found in Belgium, 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 West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Woomer Spelling Variations


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Woomer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woomer, van Woomen, van Woemen, van Woumen, Woomen, Woumen, Woemen, Woumer and many more.

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Woomer Early History


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Woomer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woomer research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woomer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woomer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woomer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Woomer 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:

Woomer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Bernard Woomer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737
  • Barnard Woomer, who came to Philadelphia in 1737
  • Barnard Woomer, aged 29, landed in Pennsylvania in 1737

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woomer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woomer (post 1700)



  • Ephraim Milton Woomer (1844-1897), American politician, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1893-1897)

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Woomer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Woomer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woomer 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 1 June 2015 at 09:01.

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