Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. bauh-MEIH-stir [key]
Other Forms FormsBaumeiszter, Bommaister
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Meaning & History
Occupational name for a "builder" in German; from Middle High German 'buwen' 'to build' + meister 'master'.The surname has been used in the strategy series 'Chocolatier' by PlayFirst, one bearer of this is the grandmother of Alex Fletcher in the game, Evangeline Baumeister.