Sumer name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sumer mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Sumer

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from India and the United Kingdom agree the name Sumer is of Hindu origin and means "Leader".
  2. A submission from Russian Federation says the name Sumer means "Protector".
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  1. An area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC

From the Akkadian 𒋗𒈨𒊒 (Šumeru), in Assyriology since the 1870s (French sumérien since 1872). Compare Shumer, Sumir.

  1. Earliest known civilization of the ancient Near East (4th to 3rd millennia BC), located in lower Mesopotamia.

Sumer was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Sumer

Notable Persons Named Sumer

Sumer Singh of Jodhpur

Sumer was born on January 14th, 1898. He passed away on October 3rd, 1918.

Sümer Tilmaç

Sümer Tilmaç was an actor. Sümer was born on July 15th, 1948 in Malatya. He passed away on June 12th, 2015.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sumer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sumer

Adalet Ağaoğlu

Adalet Ağaoğlu is a novelist, playwright, turkish women writers, and theatre of turkey. Adalet was given the name Adalet Sümer in 1929 in Nallıhan. Adalet is also known as Sumer and Adalet.

Özkan Sümer

Özkan Sümer is a soccer player for the Trabzonspor, Kardemir Karabükspor, and Akçaabat Sebatspor. Özkan was born on January 20th, 1937 in Trabzon.

Juraj Sumer

Juraj Sumer is an athlete for the MFK Vrbové.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sumer U.S.
  White 73.14% 64.26%
  African American 4.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sumer

People with the last name Sumer are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Sumer

  • How Popular is the name Sumer? Sumer is the 8,349th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sumer was the 102,688th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sumer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,508 babies born with the first name Sumer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sumer to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sumer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sumer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sumer is Monday, June 26th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Sumer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sumer was in 1977 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Sumer Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sumer is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Sumer: The name spelled backwards is Remus. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Seurm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sumer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 175 people with the last name Sumer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sumer? Sumer is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Sumer name meaning

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