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The surname Kaemmerer is an occupational surname. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the Old German word "kämmerer," which means "chamberlain." A chamberlain was the person in charge of the noble household; to him would fall the duty of ensuring that the castle and court of the noble ran smoothly. This is a surname of office, a subset of the larger set of occupational names.

Kaemmerer Early Origins



The surname Kaemmerer was first found in Swabia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Literally the name refers to the courtly administrative position of chamberlain.

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Kaemmerer Spelling Variations


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Kaemmerer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kammerer, Kaemmerer, Kaemmer, Kammer, Kammerherr, Kemmerer, Kaemmerling, Kaemmler, Kemmerling, Kemmler, Kamerer, Kamer, Cammerer, Caemmerer, Cammer, Camer, Camerer and many more.

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Kaemmerer Early History


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Kaemmerer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kaemmerer research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1346, 1796, and 1833 are included under the topic Early Kaemmerer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kaemmerer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kaemmerer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Kaemmerer during this period were Jacob Friedrich Kammerer (b.1796), descendant of a line of prominent sieve makers around Stuttgart, who was one of the colorful figures of his time. He was self-taught in Greek, Latin, and chemistry, and was a talented player of the flute, clarinet, and...

Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kaemmerer 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kaemmerer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Kaemmerer, aged 25, arrived in New York, NY in 1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaemmerer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaemmerer (post 1700)



  • Georg Heinrich Kaemmerer (1824-1875), German banker and politician in Hamburg, member of the supervisory board of the Berlin-Hamburg Railway
  • Emmy Kaemmerer (b. 1890), German politician in the Social Democratic Party
  • Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer (1839-1902), Dutch painter

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Kaemmerer Family Crest Products


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Kaemmerer Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Kaemmerer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kaemmerer 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 17 June 2016 at 08:26.

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