Family name origins & meanings
- English : occupational name for an illuminator of manuscripts, from Middle English luminour, lymnour, Old French enlumineor, illumineor.
- German : habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany or, in Bavaria, from Lindemer and Lindmaier (see Lindenmeyer).
- Dutch : from a Germanic personal name composed of liut ‘people’ + mar ‘famous’, ‘renowned’. Compare Lemmer.