The surname Immler is toponymic, that is, it is derived from the name of the place where the original bearer once lived or held land. This type of name was often assigned to the bearer after he had moved from the place into new region. In this case, the place name would have been derived from the old German word "immer" which implied a stretch of water. Many places take their name from this root word, such as Immer in
, Immersberg in Baden-Würtemberg, and Immerseiben in Bavaria.
, where Immler emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of these regions. Among early mentions of the name is Michael Immer, who was a Lutheran parish priest in Bayreuth from 1536 to 1545.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Rosina Immer and Ursula Immer, who emigrated from Baden in 1746 and 1769; however their ports of arrival in America were uncertain. Johann Immer immigrated to Philadelphia in 1819. Bernard Immerman landed in New York in 1833.