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5/15/2014, 12:06 AM LMS
5/14/2014, 7:39 AM LMS

Name Buermeister
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsBurmester; Burmeister
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

North German: status name for the mayor or chief magistrate of a town, from Middle Low German bur ‘inhabitant, dweller’, ‘neighbor’, ‘peasant’, ‘citizen’ + mester ‘master’.
Added 5/14/2014 by LMS