Schwemmer Family History
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Schwemmer Name Meaning
occupational name for someone who floated logs downstream from the forests where they were felled, from an agent derivative of Middle High German swemmen, causative of swimmen ‘to float or swim’. topographic name from Middle High German swem(me), denoting a deep ford where horses had to swim across (from the same word as in 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press