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Colmer Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Colmore in Hampshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Colemere, from Old English col ‘cool’ + mere ‘pool’, ‘pond’. Altered spelling of German Kollmer, an Alsatian habitational name for someone from Colmar (formerly written Kolmar), or of Gollmer, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named Golm or Golme.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Holmer, Comer, Coomer, Calder, Colter, Holter, Coller, Dormer, Sommer

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Colmer Family Origin

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Colmer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Linen Draper

    3%
  • Mason

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colmer family was Mason. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Linen Draper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colmer. The most common Colmer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Colmer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Colmer Historical Records

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Colmer Life Expectancy

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