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Latimer Surname Origin

An interpreter. This name was first given to Wrenoc ap Merrick, a learned Welshman, interpreter between the Welsh and English. The name of his office descended to his posterity.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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