Meaning and Origin of: Bodmer

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swiss German : topographic name for someone who dwelt in a valley bottom, from Middle High German bodem ‘floor’, ‘bottom’, or a habitational name from either of two places in Switzerland: Bodmen near Zurich or Bodman on Lake Constance.
  • Swiss German : occupational name for someone who put down floors, from the same word as 1.