Somers


Somers Coat of ArmsThe surname Somers is of Anglo-Saxon origin. There are two possible derivations for this name, the first being associated with the season of summer, thereby denoting a person with a sunny disposition and secondly an occupational reference for a carrier from the middle English "sum(p)tes" meaning, "driver of a pack animal" . The surname Somers although not very common in Ireland is widely dispersed throughout the country, with approximately one thousand entries in the 1911 National Census of Ireland.







Lineage:

Margaret Somers 1819 Roscommon, Ireland - 1897 Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota emigration
Martin Somers @1780 Roscommon, Ireland -   Roscommon, Ireland  

Places:
Tremain
Skregg

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