The surname Bloomer means Iron worker. It is connected to the surnames of Barzillai, Ferrier and Herrera- which all mean ironworker in Hebrew, French and Spanish. Bluma is also a Jewish girls name. The Bloomer family of the parishes of Knockbride and Shercock in County Cavan are of R1b M222 y-dna. They are a different male line to the Bloomer family of America descended from Robert Bloomer of Westchester. The Bloomers of Cavan received their surname Bloomer from their ancestress Abigail Bloomer who was descended from Robert Bloomer of Westchester.