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Roemer Family History

Roemer Name Meaning
nickname for a pilgrim, Middle High German Rœmer (literally ‘Roman’).habitational name for someone from Rom near Ludwigslust or Röhmen in Württemberg.nickname from Middle Low German romer ‘braggart’.from a personal name composed of the Old High German elements hrod ‘renown’ + mari ‘outstanding’, ‘famous’.habitational name from a house so named because of its situation near Roman remains, as for example the Frankfurt city hall.

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

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Name Distribution of Roemer Families

  • Number of Roemer families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roemer families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Roemer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Roemer Family Origin

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Roemer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Roemer

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Roemer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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