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[Surname] origin of surname Bremer
Could anyone tell me the origin of this surname?Thanks.
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As a German surname it means someone from the city of Bremen (in the north of Germany). As a Dutch surname it could also be from Breemhaar, which is like Braamhaar, made from the elements breem and haar , the first meaning "broom" (the plant) and the latter "higher agricultural field". Braamhaar is a placename that no more exists.
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