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PRONOUNCED: AH-mah (German), AM-ər (English)
Meaning & History
This surname may be derived from Middle High German amer which means "bunting (as in the bird)." As such, it is used as a nickname for someone with a fine voice or someone who is a flamboyant dresser.
This surname is also used in southern Germany, possibly for someone living by the Ammer River.