Fromer

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Fromer (Hebrew: פרומר‎), also transliterated Frumer, is a surname of Jewish origin, derived from the Yiddish word frum, meaning "devout" or "pious" in the sense of "committed to the observance of Jewish religious law" beyond the minimum requirements.[1][2] It is most prevalent in the United States and in Israel.[3][4][5][6]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people with this surname include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fromer Name Meaning & Fromer Family History at Ancestry.co.uk". www.ancestry.co.uk. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ Rubin, Aaron D.; Kahn, Lily (30 October 2015). "Handbook of Jewish Languages". BRILL. Retrieved 11 March 2018 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Fromer - Names Encyclopedia". www.namespedia.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Frumer Surname Meaning, Origins & Distribution". forebears.io. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Frumer last name - Frumer family - MyHeritage". lastnames.myheritage.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Frumer - Names Encyclopedia". www.namespedia.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.