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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vermeer

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  1. Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer was an artist in the field of painting. Johannes was born on October 31st, 1632 in Delft. He left this life on December 15th, 1675.


Kenneth Vermeer is a soccer player for the Feyenoord, Blauw-Wit Amsterdam, Ajax Youth Academy, AFC Ajax, Willem II (football club), Jong Ajax, and Netherlands national under-17 football team. Kenneth was born on January 10th, 1986 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Hans was born on September 24th, 1930. He left this life on February 4th, 2010.



Jan was born in 1656 in Haarlem. Jan is also known as Vermeer van Haarlem II and Johan van der Meer. He died on May 28th, 1705.


Cees was born on December 14th, 1946.


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Popularity of Vermeer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vermeer U.S.
  White 94.99% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vermeer

People with the last name Vermeer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vermeer

  • How Popular is the name Vermeer? As a last name Vermeer was the 23,555th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Vermeer? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Vermeer was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Vermeer: Your name in reverse order is Reemrev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reermev. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vermeer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,078 people with the last name Vermeer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vermeer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vermeer as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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