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Meaning and Origin of: Latimer

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Middle English : Interpreter

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : occupational name for a Latinist, a clerk who wrote documents in Latin, from Anglo-Norman French latinier, latim(m)ier. Latin was more or less the universal language of official documents in the Middle Ages, displaced only gradually by the vernacular—in England, by Anglo-Norman French at first, and eventually by English.