Meaning and Origin of: Ulmer

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Famous wolf

Boy name variations

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’.