Roemer Family History
Roemer Name Meaning
German (mainly Römer):: nickname for a pilgrim someone who has traveled to Rome or a tradesman with connections to Italy from Middle High German Rœmer (literally ‘Roman’). habitational name for someone from Rom in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Rhineland-Palatinate North Rhine-Westphalia or former Pomerania or from Röhmen in Württemberg. nickname from Middle Low German romer ‘braggart’. from a personal name composed of the Old High German elements hrōd ‘renown’ + māri ‘outstanding famous’. topographic or habitational name referring to a house so named because of its situation near Roman remains as for example the Frankfurt city hall. Compare Romer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022