When Beatrice Thresa Dormer was born on 7 February 1891, in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Patrick Dormer, was 27 and her mother, Mary Agnes Eagan, was 21. She married Edward Charles Conbeer in 1919, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 14 July 1943, in Coal Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52.
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a lazy man or a sleepyhead from Old French dormeur ‘sleeper, sluggard’ (from Latin dormitor, from dormire ‘to sleep’).
Irish (Kilkenny): when not of the same origin as 1 above, this is a shortened Anglicized form of the Donegal name Ó Díorma, a shortened form of Ó Duibhdhíormaigh ‘descendant of Duibhdhíormach’, a personal name composed of Gaelic dubh ‘black’ + díormach ‘trooper’.
German (Dörmer): occupational name for a watchman on a tower (of a castle or town), from an agent derivative of Middle Low German torn or Middle High German turn ‘tower’. Compare Dermer and Dorner .