Where does the name Theimer come from?

Discussion in 'Looking for Ancestors' started by bohemiandude, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. bohemiandude

    bohemiandude Member

    Does anyone know where specifically the name Theimer originates from? Any information would be appreciated.
  2. wer

    wer Well-Known Member

    Theimer is a form of the German first name Thietmar/Dietmar which is compound of “thiot/diot” (= the people/folk) and “māri” (= famous/legendary).

    Eventually it could mean inhabitant of Theuma which is a place in Saxony.

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