Meaning and Origin of Ulmer - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ulmer

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Famous wolf

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • German : habitational name for someone from the city of Ulm. The placename is from the root uel, an unattested word meaning ‘turn’, ‘wind’, ‘roll’ or from el- or ol- ‘flow’, a reference in either case to the influx of the Blan river into the Danube.
  • German : from the Germanic personal name Odolmar, composed of the elements odal ‘inherited property’ + mār ‘famous’.