Kalmer Family History
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Kalmer Name Meaning
perhaps a nickname from Thuringian dialect galmer ‘yellowhammer’, equivalent to Goldammer in standard German, which is found as a surname in eastern parts of the country. Alternatively it could be a habitational name for someone from Kalme near Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony. Perhaps an altered spelling of Kalmar.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press