Remer Family History
Remer Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: occupational name for a maker of leather reins and similar articles from Middle Low German remer ‘leather worker’ (compare Riemer ). North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + māri mēri ‘fame’ as in Reimer . Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Römer ‘Roman’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022