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Brummer Genealogy and Brummer Family History Information

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About the Brummer surname

Brummer name meaning

German: nickname for a curmudgeon from an agent derivative of Middle High German brummen 'to buzz or grumble'. German: variant of Brumm 2. Jewish ( Ashkenazic ): nickname from 1, or alternatively for a person who hummed, Yiddish brumer.

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First found in Wurtemberg, where the name Broem became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into the most influential family.

Brummer Settlers in the 18th Century


  • Johannes Brummer, who arrived in New York in 1709.
  • Johannes Brummer, who arrived in America in 1778.
  • Johann Wichard Brummer SV/PROG, who arrived in South Africa in 1784.

Brummer Settlers in the 19th Century

  • Rebecca Brummer, who landed in North America in 1832 - 1849.
  • Gabriel Brummer, aged 24, landed in New York, NY in 1847.
  • Mr. Brummer, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851.
  • Maria Antonia Brummer, aged 35, arrived in America in 1858.
  • John B Brummer, who landed in Cincinnati, OH in 1869 - 1870.