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Sommer is a surname, from the German, Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian languages word for the season "summer".


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Schwarz is a common surname, derived from the German schwarz, pronounced [ˈʃvaʁts](listen), meaning the color black. Notable people with the surname include:

Fischer is a German occupational surname, meaning fisherman. The name Fischer is the fourth most common German surname. The English version is Fisher.

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Waldemar, Valdemar or Woldemar is an Old High German given name. It consists of the elements wald- "power", "brightness" and -mar "fame".

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Adolf is a given name used in German-speaking countries, Scandinavia, the Netherlands and Flanders, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Latin America and to a lesser extent in various Central European and East European countries with non-Germanic languages, such as Lithuanian Adolfas and Latvian Ādolfs. Adolphus can also appear as a surname, as in John Adolphus, the English historian. The female forms Adolphine and Adolpha are far more rare than the male names.

The German word Müller means "miller". It is the most common family surname in Germany, Switzerland, and the French départements of Bas-Rhin and Moselle and is the fifth most common surname in Austria. Other forms are "Miller" and "Möller". Of the various family coats of arms that exist, many incorporate milling iconography, such as windmills or watermill wheels.

Ziegler is a common German-language surname meaning "brick-maker" and may refer to the following people:

Werner is a name of German origin. Werner, meaning “the defender” or “the defending warrior”, is common both as a given name and a surname. There are alternate spellings, such as the Scandinavian Verner.

Hans is a Germanic masculine given name in Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Faroese, German, Norwegian, Icelandic and Swedish-speaking populations. It was originally short for Johannes (John), but is now also recognized as a name in its own right for official purposes. The earliest documented usage was in 1356 in Sweden, 1360 in Norway, and the 14th century in Denmark.

Kurt is a male given name of Germanic or Turkish origin. Kurt or Curt originated as short forms of the Germanic Conrad, depending on geographical usage, with meanings including counselor or advisor.

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Joachim is a given name, derived from the Hebrew Yehoyaqim, meaning "raised by Yahweh".

Klein is the Dutch, German and Afrikaans word for "small", which came to be used as a surname, and thence passed into the names of places, concepts and discoveries associated with bearers of this surname. It is also a common Jewish surname in the United States, Europe and Brazil.

Koch is a German surname that means "cook" or "chef".

Weiss or Weiß, also written Weis or Weisz, pronounced like "vice", is a German and Ashkenazi Jewish surname, meaning 'white' in both German and Yiddish. It comes from Middle High German wîz and Old High German (h)wīz.

Gross or Groß in German is the correct spelling of the surname under German orthographic rules. In Switzerland, the name is spelled Gross. Some Germans and Austrians also use the spelling with "ss" instead of "ß".

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Rudolph or Rudolf or Rodolphe is a male first name, and, less commonly, a surname. It is an ancient Germanic name deriving from two stems: Hrōþi, Hruod, Hróðr or Hrōð, meaning "fame", "glory" "honour", "renown", and olf meaning "wolf"(Hrōþiwulfaz).

Rosenberg is a family name and toponym of German origin. Its principal meaning is "mountain of roses", from Rose + Berg. However, as a toponym, in some locations it may have originally meant "red mountain" or simply "red hill", from rot + Berg. The terminal consonant of the /rot/-/roθ/-/roð/-/ros/ syllable has varied across regions and centuries; there are many variations of the name, including Rozenberg, Rotenberg, Rottenberg, Rothenberg and Rodenberg. It is a common name among Ashkenazi Jews.

August is both a given name and surname developed from the Latin, Augustus. Derived from the Latin word augere, meaning "to increase", Augustus had the meaning "esteemed" or "venerable" and was a title given to Roman emperors.

Dorner is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Mayer is a common German surname and less frequent as a given name. Notable people with the name include:

Brandt is a Germanic surname and given name.