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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.

Early Origins of the Kumler family


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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Early History of the Kumler family

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Early History of the Kumler family


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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 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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Early Notables of the Kumler family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Kumler family (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...
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Migration of the Kumler family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Kumler family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Granville M. Kumler, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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