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About the Brummer surname

Brummer - First recorded in 1086 in Suffolk in the Domesday Book as Brumerus
Anglo-Saxon nickname for Brown Fame – some local dignitary or famous soldier,
who either wore distinctive brown clothes, or had a swarthy complexion, or had a
shock of brown hair and beard

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.

Spelling variations:

Broem,Braumm,Brumme,Brume,Brum,Bruemm,Bruemme,Brueme ..... and more

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.

Notables for the name Brummer

  • Wilhelm Brummer, Wagon Master, American Cival War, 1863.
  • Nicolaas Johannes Brummer, Professor, Victoria - kollege, Stellenbosch, 1911.
  • Jürgen Brümmer (1964–2014), German gymnast und physical therapist.
  • Vincent Brümmer (born 1932), South African theologian.
  • Alex Brummer (born 1949), British journalist, editor, and author.
  • Carl Harald Brummer (1864–1953), Danish architect.
  • Clemens Brummer (born 1986), German figure skater.
  • Dieter Brummer (born 1976), Australian actor.
  • Glenn Brummer (born 1954), American baseball player.
  • Francois Brummer, SA Rugby union footballer.
  • Johannes Jacobus Brummer (1921 - 2005 ), Economic Geologist.
  • Barend Jacobus Brummer ( 1889 - 1981 ), Veterinarian.





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Researched and enhanced by Nicolaas Johannes Steyn.