Chrismer Family History
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Chrismer Name Meaning
perhaps an altered form of Krismer, a nickname for a grizzled or old man, from Old High German gris ‘gray’. alternatively, it may be a reduced form of Griessmeyer, from Middle High German griez ‘sand’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer), a distinguishing name for a farmer whose soil was sandy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press