Ramer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Ramer family

The surname Ramer was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Chronicles first mention Johann Reimers of Bremen in 1293, Nokel Reimar of Eger, Bohemia, in 1350, and Hensl Raimer of Olmuetz. The oldest form of the name is "Reinmar" or "Reginmar," which meant literally "famous councillor." Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Important Dates for the Ramer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ramer research. Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1738, 1694, 1768, 1200 and 1260 are included under the topic Early Ramer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ramer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Reimers, Reimer, Rimers, Rimer, Reymer, Reymers, Reimar, Reimars, Reimarus, Rheimer, Remer, Remers, Remmer, Remmers, Ramer, Ramers, Raimer, Raimers, Reinmar and many more.

Early Notables of the Ramer family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Ramer were Herman Samuel Reimarus (1694-1768), a famous Hebrew scholar and Bible scholar, whose house in Hamburg was the centre of the highest culture. He founded many learned and artistic societies which had an enormous impact on the cultural life of Hamburg. His name was the Latin...
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Ramer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ramer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Nicklas Ramer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Leonhart Ramer, who landed in Georgia in 1734-1741 [1]
  • Maria Ramer, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746 [1]
Ramer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Frederick W. Ramer went to Philadelphia in 1863

Ramer migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ramer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Daniel Ramer, who arrived in Canada in 1834
  • John Ramer, who arrived in Canada in 1834
  • Peter Ramer, who arrived in Canada in 1834

Contemporary Notables of the name Ramer (post 1700)

  • John Edward Ramer (1869-1926), American Republican politician, Secretary of State of Colorado, 1915-17; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1921-25 [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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