Schimmer Family History
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Schimmer Name Meaning
German: probably a topographic name; it is found as the first element in compound topographic names, but its meaning is unclear. There are several places called Schimm, for example near Wismar and near Osnabrück, and in some instances the surname may be habitational. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Schimmer ‘glimmer’, ‘shimmer’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schimmel, Simmer, Schemmer, Schirmer, Schier, Schwimmer, Schiffer