Brimmer Surname Origin
From the Anglo-Saxon Bremman, Breme, or Brim, to extend, to amplify to the utmost limits; to be violent, furious, to rage; a violent, bold, furious man; "Foughten breme," that is, "He fought furiously." Bremmer, a native of Bremen, Germany.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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