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The ancestry of the name Dümer 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 Dümer belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Dümer Early Origins



The surname Dümer 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.

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Dümer Spelling Variations


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Dümer 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 Dümer have been found, including Dummer, Dumer and others.

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Dümer Early History


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Dümer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dümer 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 Dümer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dümer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dümer 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 Dümer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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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 Dümer, or a variant listed above:

Dümer 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.)

Dümer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dümer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dümer 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.

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