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Summer Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English sum(m)er, Middle High German sumer ‘summer’, hence a nickname for someone of a warm or sunny disposition, or for someone associated with the season of summer in some other way. English: assimilated variant of Sumner. English: assimilated variant of Sumpter. Irish (Leinster and Munster): Anglicization (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Samhraidh ‘descendant of Samhradh’, a byname meaning ‘summer’. The Gaelic name is also Anglicized as O’Sawrie, O’Sawra. German: from Middle High German summer ‘woven basket’ and, by extension, a measure of grain; also ‘drum’, hence a metonymic occupational name or nickname from any of these senses.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sommer, Kummer, Summers, Hammer, Simmer, Sumner, Dummer, Semler

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Summer Family Origin

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Summer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Chartier

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Drover

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Chartier and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Summer. The most common Summer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Summer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Summer family was Drover.

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