When Franklin Hopkins Bloomer was born on 6 May 1848, in Fayette, Ohio, United States, his father, Elijah Bloomer, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Hopkins, was 31. He married Eliza McIlvain on 17 November 1874, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lagro, Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States for about 10 years.
English: occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blomere (see Bloom 4).
Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer (see Blumer ).
Irish (Tyrone): unexplained. MacLysaght says that it is a synonym of Gormley .