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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scandinavian : ornamental name from blom ‘flower’.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from two farms so named in western Norway; unexplained.
  • German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant of Blum.
  • Dutch : variant of Bloem.

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