Meaning and Origin of Duer - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Duer

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Heroic

Family name origins & meanings:

  • German (Dür) : variant of Dürr (see Durr).
  • German : either a variant of Dühr or a short form of any of various compound names, such as Dürholdt or Dürkop, all formed with Old High German tiuri ‘dear’ or Middle Low German dür ‘dear’, ‘expensive’.
  • Danish : habitational name, from a short form of a place called Duerlund.