Vermeer

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Proper noun[edit]

Vermeer (plural Vermeers)

  1. A surname.
  2. A painting by Johannes Vermeer.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Vermeer is the 23555th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1078 individuals. Vermeer is most common among White (94.99%) individuals.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, “of the lake”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈmeːr/, /vɛrˈmeːr/ in isolation, but devoiced /v/ after /s/ in e.g. Johannes Vermeer IPA(key): [joːˈɦɑnəs fərˈmeːr]
  • Hyphenation: Ver‧meer
  • Rhymes: -eːr

Proper noun[edit]

Vermeer

  1. a surname