Family name origins & meanings
- German : reduced form of Widmer.
- German : occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’.
- German : nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’.
- German : variant of Weimer 2.
- English : from the Old English personal name Winemǣr, a compound of wine ‘friend’ + mǣr ‘famous’.