Hamner Family History
Hamner Name Meaning
Welsh: metathesized form of Hanmer a habitational name from Hanmer in Flintshire. This name is found primarily in Lancashire and Cheshire in England. Swedish (also Hamnér): ornamental name from hamn ‘harbor’ + the suffix -er (from German) or -ér (a derivative of Latin -erius). This surname is rare in Sweden.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press