Kummer Family History

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Kummer Name Meaning

from Middle High German kummer, kumber ‘grief’, ‘distress’, ‘trouble’, hence a byname for someone who had suffered some loss or other misfortune; or alternatively a topographic name of the same origin for a person living near a rubble heap. Kummer is also a slang word for a penitentiary, and in some instances the surname may have arisen as nickname for a prisoner or a jailer. possibly a derivative of the medieval personal name Kunemar, of which the first element is from Old High German kuoni ‘bold’ or chunni ‘people’ (see Konrad); the second is from Old High German mari ‘fame’, ‘glory’.

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


Similar surnames: Summer, Kimmer, Kumler, Hammer, Dummer, Kammer, Kimmet, Rummler

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Kummer Family Origin

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Kummer Family Occupations

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  • Head Banks Man (Collier) (Coal Miner)

    50%
  • Printer (Comp)

    50%

In 1881, Head Banks Man (Collier) (Coal Miner) and Printer (Comp) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kummer. The most common Kummer occupation in the UK was Head Banks Man (Collier) (Coal Miner). 50% of Kummer's were Head Banks Man (Collier) (Coal Miner)s.

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Kummer Historical Records

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Kummer Life Expectancy

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