Timmers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the Timmers family
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.
Early History of the Timmers family
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Timmers Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Timmer, Timmers, Timmermann, Timmerman, Timmermans and many more.
Early Notables of the Timmers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Timmers family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Timmers (post 1700)
- William Timmers, American politician, Mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1934-36; Defeated, 1936 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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- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html