× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, German


The ancestry of the name Dumer dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the parish of Dummer, which lies four miles from Basingstoke in Hampshire. The surname Dumer belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Dumer Early Origins



The surname Dumer was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Close

Dumer Spelling Variations


Expand

Dumer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Dumer have been found, including Dummer, Dumer and others.

Close

Dumer Early History


Expand

Dumer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dumer research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1651, 1713, 1663, 1724, 1706, 1721, 1677, 1761, 1716, 1730, 1723, 1728, 1636, 1692, 1681, 1739, 1651 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Dumer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Dumer Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Dumer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include Edmund Dummer (1651-1713), an English naval engineer and shipbuilder, Surveyor of the Navy, founded the Royal Navy dockyard at Devonport, Plymouth; Edmund Dummer (1663-1724), English lawyer, "Clerk of the Great Wardrobe" (1706 to 1721); William Dummer (1677-1761) American politician, born in Boston...

Another 75 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dumer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Dumer, or a variant listed above:

Dumer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Dumer, who came to Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1632
  • Ake Dumer, aged 35, landed in New England in 1634
  • Dorothie Dumer, aged 6, arrived in New England in 1634
  • Jane Dumer, aged 10, landed in New England in 1634
  • Joane Dumer, aged 19, arrived in New England in 1634
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dumer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Dumer, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1712

Close

Dumer Family Crest Products


Expand

Dumer Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dumer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dumer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 September 2013 at 15:12.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest