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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. AH-mah(German) AM-ər(English)  [key]

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.
Added 4/20/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 4/20/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou