Cromer Family History
Cromer Name Meaning
German: variant of Kromer and in North America (also) an altered form of this. The surname Cromer which is very rare in Germany is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine); compare 2 below. French: from an ancient Germanic personal name Hrodmar composed of the elements hrōd ‘renown glory’ + mār ‘famous’. Compare 1 above. Jewish: altered form of Kromer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press