Eimer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Eimer.

Proper noun[edit]

Eimer (plural Eimers)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Eimer is the 39117th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 563 individuals. Eimer is most common among White (92.54%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaɪ̯mɐ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ei‧mer

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German eim(b)er, einber, Old High German einber, from Proto-West Germanic *ambrī. Cognate with Luxembourgish Eemer.

Noun[edit]

Eimer m (strong, genitive Eimers, plural Eimer)

  1. bucket
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eimer m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Eimers or (with an article) Eimer, feminine genitive Eimer, plural Eimers or Eimer)

  1. A surname​.

Further reading[edit]

  • Eimer” in Duden online
  • Eimer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache