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Luther Surname Origin

The widely famed or celebrated, derived from the German loth or laut, loud, famed, fortunate, and er, honor--'fortune and honor.' Lauter, German, bright, clear, pure.

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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