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The Dutch surname Timmers shares the same root as the German surname Zimmer, from the German for "carpenter." In the northern part of Germany, especially between Bremen and Königsberg, which borders the Netherlands and where a dialect of Low German very similar to Dutch was spoken, the surname Zimmer appears as Timmer.

Timmers Early Origins



The surname Timmers was first found in Bettingerode near Brunswick, where Conrad Tymberman was recorded in 1332. Records for the year 1350 mention one named Timberlaghs from Haldensleben.

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Timmers Spelling Variations


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Timmers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Timmer, Timmers, Timmermann, Timmerman, Timmermans and many more.

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Timmers Early History


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Timmers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Timmers research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Timmers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Timmers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Timmers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Timmers 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:

Timmers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Jacob Timmers, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1834
  • Carol Timmers, who settled in New York, NY in 1863
  • Lijntje Timmers, who settled in Indiana in 1866

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Contemporary Notables of the name Timmers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Timmers (post 1700)



  • William Timmers, American politician, Mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1934-36; Defeated, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Pieter Timmers (1988-2012), Belgian silver and bronze medalist swimmer at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  6. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The Timmers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Timmers 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 November 2015 at 10:35.

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