Meaning and Origin of Luther - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Luther

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Warrior

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • German : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + heri, hari ‘army’.
  • English : nickname from Middle English luther(e), lither(e) ‘bad’, ‘wicked’, ‘base’ (from Old English l̄ðre).