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Pomeroy Surname Origin
(Origin French) Pomme-roi, a kind of apple, the royal apple, king's apple, or king of apples; a name probably given to a gardener for his skill in raising them, or a name of place where such apples were raised.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Pomeroy Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Pomeroy Family History Thought:
'There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.' --Helen Keller