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Reimers Early Origins



The surname Reimers 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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Reimers Spelling Variations


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Reimers 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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Reimers Early History


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Reimers Early History



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

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Reimers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reimers Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Reimers 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 Reimers 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:

Reimers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Jurgen Reimers, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Anna Marg Reimers, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Carl F Friedrich Reimers, aged 27, landed in Missouri in 1849
  • Carl Reimers went to Texas in 1855
  • Catharine Reimers, aged 23, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1877
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reimers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reimers (post 1700)



  • Bruce Reimers (b. 1960), former American football guard
  • Edwin W. Reimers (1912-2009), American actor
  • Steve Reimers, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1960
  • Paula L. Reimers (b. 1946), American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1976; Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976
  • Otto J. Reimers, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1942
  • Nicolaus Reimers (1551-1600), German astronomer and imperial mathematician to Emperor Rudolf II
  • Herman Johan Foss Reimers (1843-1928), Norwegian judge and politician
  • Sofie Reimers (1853-1932), Norwegian stage actress
  • Egill Reimers (1878-1946), Norwegian architect and sailor
  • Eigil Reimers (1904-1976), Danish actor
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Reimers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reimers 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 28 March 2016 at 20:02.

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