When Catherina Elisabeth Rummel was born on 27 December 1759, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Rummel, was 33 and her mother, Marie Salome Schwing, was 30. She married John Frederick Stein on 9 December 1783, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 April 1848, at the age of 88, and was buried in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States.
North German: variant of Rommel .
German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal named formed with hruom ‘fame’.
German: perhaps a nickname for a noisemaker, from Middle High German rummeln ‘to make noise, to move impetuously’, which, however, is not recorded until the 15th century.