Turnmire Family History
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Turnmire Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Dürmeyer or Dürrenmayer, a distinguishing name either for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who sold his produce at a high price (Middle Low German dure ‘dear’, ‘expensive’), or, in the south, a tenant farmer whose farm was by water (Middle High German dur ‘water’ appears in field names).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dunmire, Turner, Pugmire, Rushmore, Turnage, Dumire, Carnine