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Zimmerman Surname Origin
(Origin Bavarian German) Occupational surname from the German word 'zimmerman' meaning carpenter.
Surname Variations: Zimmer, Zimmerer, Zimmerle, Zimmerman, Zimmermann, Zimerman, Zimmermeister
Zimmerman Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Zimmerman family history than the origin of your surname:
A Zimmerman Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes