Holmer Family History
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Holmer Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Holmer in Buckinghamshire and Herefordshire, both named with Old English hol ‘hollow’ + mere ‘pool’. English: topographic name for someone who lived either on a piece of slightly raised land lying in a fen or partly surrounded by streams or where holly grew, from a derivative of Middle English holm (see Holm 1 and 2). Swedish, Danish, and North German (Schleswig-Holstein): topographic name for someone who lived on an island (see Holm).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press