3,362 WYMER members around the world
Stay informed about WYMER Family online & offline events!
See one of our recent Ireland101 Tribe Gatherings
WYMER Family HistoryRecorded today in the spellings of Wimlett, Wimlet, Wimmer, Wimmers, and Wymer, but originally only recorded in the latter spelling, this is a very rare English surname. However spelt it is a derivative form of the pre 7th century Anglo-Saxon personal name 'Wigmar' or the slightly later Breton 'Wimarch'. The former was a name brought from Germany in the 6th century, and the latter an 'introduction' by the Norman-French at the 1066 Invasion of England. The Anglo-Saxon name translates as 'war-famous' and the latter 'worthy-horse', both suitable names for 'invaders'.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous WYMER (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the WYMER tribe
- Find your WYMER ancestor
- Tell us about your WYMER Family
- Tell us about your WYMER ancestors
- Ask a question about the WYMER history
- Leave a message for WYMER family members
Invite more WYMER family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the WYMER tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the WYMER Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from