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Ramer Early Origins



The surname Ramer was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Chronicles first mention Johann Reimers of Bremen in 1293, Nokel Reimar of Eger, Bohemia, in 1350, and Hensl Raimer of Olmuetz. The oldest form of the name is "Reinmar" or "Reginmar," which meant literally "famous councillor." Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Ramer Spelling Variations


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Ramer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reimers, Reimer, Rimers, Rimer, Reymer, Reymers, Reimar, Reimars, Reimarus, Rheimer, Remer, Remers, Remmer, Remmers, Ramer, Ramers, Raimer, Raimers, Reinmar and many more.

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Ramer Early History


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Ramer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ramer research. Another 363 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1738, 1694, 1768, 1200 and 1260 are included under the topic Early Ramer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ramer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ramer Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Ramer were Herman Samuel Reimarus (1694-1768), a famous Hebrew scholar and Bible scholar, whose house in Hamburg was the centre of the highest culture. He founded many learned and artistic societies which had an enormous impact on the cultural life of Hamburg. His...

Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ramer 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:

Ramer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Nicklas Ramer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Leonhart Ramer, who landed in Georgia in 1734-1741
  • Maria Ramer, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1746

Ramer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick W. Ramer went to Philadelphia in 1863

Ramer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Ramer, who arrived in Canada in 1834
  • John Ramer, who arrived in Canada in 1834
  • Peter Ramer, who arrived in Canada in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ramer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ramer (post 1700)



  • John Edward Ramer (1869-1926), American Republican politician, Secretary of State of Colorado, 1915-17; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1921-25

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Ramer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ramer 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 19 September 2016 at 03:12.

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