Last name origins & meanings:
- Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Blum.
- Americanized spelling of Dutch Bloem.
- Swedish: variant
- English: metonymic occupational name for
an iron worker, from Middle English blome ‘ingot (of
iron)’. The modern English word bloom ‘flower’ came into
English from Old Norse in the 13th century, but probably did not give
rise to any surnames.
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