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The surname Kumler 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.

Kumler Early Origins



The surname Kumler 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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Kumler Spelling Variations


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Kumler 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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Kumler Early History


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Kumler Early History



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

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Kumler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kumler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Kumler 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 Kumler 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:

Kumler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Miegel Kumler, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1753

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kumler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kumler (post 1700)



  • Philip H. Kumler, American Republican politician, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1885-87; Common Pleas Court Judge in Ohio 1st District, 1897
  • Granville M. Kumler, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912, 1932

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kumler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kumler 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 6 October 2015 at 14:15.

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