Rhineland. In pre-medieval times, the German people used only one name, but as the population increased, hereditary surnames became necessary for people to maintain unique identities. Dumar is a nickname surname, a style of name based on an eke-name, or added name, that described a characteristic of its original bearer. Dumar is a name for a person who was innocent or naive having derived from the German word "dommer" which means the same.
Early Origins of the Dumar family
feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Dumar family
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Dumar Spelling Variations
Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Dumar include Dommer, Domer, Dommar, Dommers, Dummar, Dumme, Dummer, Doemer, Domme and many more.
Early Notables of the Dumar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dumar family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dumar Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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