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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Balmer surname or get a copy of the Balmer family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BALMER. A spice dealer, from Early Middle English balme, Middle English bawm(e + the agental suffix -er. William Balmer in Fallows, 1682 (Peebles CR.), Robert Balmer (1787-1844), minister United Secession Church, and Alexander Balmer, laborer at Bridgeward, 1813 (Heirs, 601). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Balmer Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Balmer Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Balmer family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Balmer

Wikipedia Johann Jakob Balmer (May 1 1825 ? March 12 1898) was a Swiss mathematician and mathematical physicist.
Wikipedia Florian Balmer (born January 16, 1979) is an independent software developer living in Switzerland.
Wikipedia Stuart Murray Balmer (born 20 September 1969 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland) is a former Scottish professional football defender who currently coaches St Mirren in the SPL.
Wikipedia Kentwan Balmer (born on October 15, 1986 in Weldon, North Carolina) is a defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League.