Does anyone know where the name Vollmer originates?
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As a German surname, VOLLMER can have two origins:

1. Contracted form of VOLKMAR

2. Short for VOLLMEIER. It is related to the various spellings of Meier, Meyer, Maier, Mayer. This refers originally to a farm-bailiff, and later to the tenant of a farm. (The name is from Latin "maior domus", "master of the house".) Now there was a HALBMEIER, in charge of half a farm, and VOLLMEIER, taking care of a whole farm.

Andy ;—)
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