Type Surname (from location & from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. HAY-mer (English)
Other Forms FormsHammer.
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 12/18/2016
From the town of Hamer in Lancashire from the old english word Hamor combining "Rock" and "Crag". It is also used in Germany and other places in Europe, possibly meaning a maker of Hammers.