Rehmer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rehmer family

The surname Rehmer 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.

Early History of the Rehmer family

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Rehmer 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.

Early Notables of the Rehmer family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Rehmer 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 name was the Latin...
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United States Rehmer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rehmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jahan Adam Rehmer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]
  • Mathias Rehmer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]
  • Nicholl Rehmer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739 [1]
Rehmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Wilhel. Rehmer, aged 2, who settled in America from Mecklenburg, Bolewick, in 1892
  • Wilhelm Rehmer, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Lina Rehmer, aged 1, who immigrated to America, in 1894
  • Moritz Rehmer, aged 8, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Rebecca Rehmer, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1894
Rehmer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Moses Rehmer, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States from Jarblonow, Austria, in 1913
  • Elisabeth Rehmer, aged 21, who landed in America from Greifswald, Germany, in 1923


  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)


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