Origins

It is believed that all OHMERs are descendants of Peter Aumer who was born in Steinweiller about 1630. The first five generations have been reconstructed by Gerard Ohmer which include about 37 OHMERs born through the period of about 1785. OHMERs have been found in France, Germany, Holland, with descendants of various lineage’s in the United States […]

Origins of the OHMER surname

By Gerard E. Ohmer – from his OHMER Genealogy book in FRANCE | GERMANY | HOLLANDLOUISIANA | MICHIGAN | MISSOURI | OHIO | PENNSYLVANIA | ALASKA What does the OHMER name mean? Is there a basis for the OHMER name? The information is neither definitive nor satisfactory. Quite understandably my contacts have frequently asked concerning the origin or meaning of the OHMER name. Neither the origin nor meaning of the name […]