Meaning and Origin of: Wilmer
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First name origins & meanings:
- Teutonic : Valiant protector
- German : Determined and famous
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Last name origin & meaning:
- German and English : from the Germanic personal name Wilmar (Old English Wilmǣr), composed of the elements wil(l) ‘will’ + mar ‘famous’.
- Simon Wilmer settled in Kent Co., MD, before 1680. William Holland Wilmer, born in Kent Co. in 1782, and his son Richard Hooker Wilmer (b. 1816) were both Episcopal clergymen.