Last name: SOMERS

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SOMERS : This last name is indexed 171,897 times on Geneanet!

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SOMERS : 1: Irish: adopted for Ó Somacháin; see Summers.2: Irish: in Northern Ireland adopted for Gaelic Mag Shamradháin; see McGovern. In Irish samhradh means ‘summer’.3: English (Somerset): variant of Summers.4: Dutch and Flemish: from Middle Dutch somer ‘summer’ a nickname for someone of a warm disposition or for someone associated with the season in some other way.5: Dutch and Flemish: habitational or topographic name referring to a house named De Zomer (‘The Summer’) or a topographic name for someone from a location named with zomer ‘summer’ such as Zomerdijk (‘summer dyke’).6: Dutch and Flemish: occupational name for a craftsman who hems (textile plasterwork baskets barrels) derived from somen ‘to hem’.7: Dutch and Flemish: nickname from Middle Dutch somer ‘pack animal’.8: Dutch: in part of German origin (see Sommers).

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