Burmeister Family History
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Burmeister Name Meaning
North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German bur ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mester ‘master’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hameister, Fuhrmeister, Baumeister, Burmester, Meister, Wehrmeister