Last name: KRAMER

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KRAMER : This last name is indexed 586,335 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KRAMER : 1: German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (mainly Krämer); Dutch: occupational name for a shopkeeper or trader from an agent derivative of Middle High German Middle Low German krām ‘trading post tent booth’. This surname is also found in some other parts of Europe e.g. in Britain Poland and France (Alsace and Lorraine); see also 2 below. In part Kramer is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola Slovenia (see Kocevar). Compare Kraemer.2: Americanized or Germanized form of Polish Kramarz Czech Kramář Slovak Kramár Slovenian (compare 3 below) Croatian Ukrainian and Belorussian Kramar.3: Slovenian: variant of Kramar. Compare 2 above and Cramer.

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