Re: What does Sumner mean?


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Posted by Ron Grace (205.188.209.75) on February 14, 2003 at 19:22:38:

In Reply to: What does Sumner mean? posted by Martha Sarver on February 13, 2003 at 09:09:47:

: My Grandma's maiden name was Sumner.
: Also, what does Hendrix mean and Anderson?

: Thank you,
: Martha Sarver

Sumner is an occupational name from the Old English. Lawyers gave legal opinions. Someone named "SUMNER" was a "summoner" or petty officer, who informed the peasants that they had to appear in court.


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