Hilmer Family History
Hilmer Name Meaning
North German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hildemar formed with hild ‘strife battle’ + mari ‘famous’. South German: shortened form of Hillmeier a distinguishing name from Middle High German hülwe hüll ‘water-hole slough’ + meier ‘(tenant) farmer’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press