Meaning & History

From the Gothic name *Þiudamers, derived from the elements þiuda "people" and mers "famous". This was the name of a 5th-century king of the Ostrogoths, the father of Theodoric the Great. It was also borne by a 6th-century king of the Suebi in Galicia. There was also a saint by this name, a 9th-century Benedictine monk who was martyed at Córdoba.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTimo(Dutch) Dietmar, Tim, Timo(German) Theudemer, Theudemar, Thiemo, Thietmar(Germanic) Þeudōmēraz(Old Germanic) Teodomiro(Spanish)


Entry added December 7, 2022