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Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsPlum, Pflümer, Plümer, Plummer

Meaning & History

North German (Plümer) and English: variant of Plum, the suffix -er denoting habitation or occupation. Altered form of South German Pflümer, an occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pflume ‘plum’.

English: variant of Plummer.

English and Dutch: occupational name for a dealer in feathers and quills, from an agent derivative of Middle English plume, Middle Dutch pluim ‘feather’, ‘plume’.
Added 6/17/2017 by TanorFaux