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The Kummerle surname comes from the Middle High German "kummer," or "kumber," meaning "grief," "distress," or "trouble;" as such, it may have evolved from a nickname for someone who had suffered a loss or misfortune. "Kummer" is also slang word for a penitentiary, and it is possible that in some instances the surname may have arisen as nickname for a prisoner or jailer. There are also places named Kummer in Germany.

Kummerle Early Origins



The surname Kummerle was first found in Augsburg, an imperial free city in Southern Germany, where an Ulrich Chumber was found in 1288.

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Kummerle Spelling Variations


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Kummerle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kummer, Kummerling, Kummerle, Kimmerle and many more.

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Kummerle Early History


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Kummerle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kummerle research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1329, 1780, 1797, 1852, 1864, and 1879 are included under the topic Early Kummerle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kummerle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kummerle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kummerle 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:

Kummerle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Kummerle, who landed in Pennsylvania 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)
  • Albrecht Kummerle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1772 [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)

Kummerle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gabr Kummerle, aged 31, who arrived in New York in 1854 [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)

Kummerle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wilhelmine Kummerle, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Bonn, Germany, in 1912
  • Hans Kummerle, aged 4, who landed in America from Dettenhausen, Germany, in 1923
  • Karoline Kummerle, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Nenfurstenhutte, Germany, in 1923
  • Pauline Kummerle, aged 29, who landed in America from Dettenhausen, Germany, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kummerle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kummerle (post 1700)



  • Michael Kümmerle (b. 1979), German footballer
  • Michael Kümmerle (b. 1979), German, professional football player

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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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The Kummerle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kummerle 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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