Subject: Re: Question regarding my last name
Author: Obiendo   (guest)
Date: May 1, 2004 at 9:22 AM
Reply to: Question regarding my last name by Kaitlin

Germans spell it Thürheimer or Thuerheimer. If I search the web for that I see the name is still used in Germany. It means 'the man from Thuerheim' (It appears no town with that name currently exists). The Thuer element refers to the Thuringers, a tribe, and Heim may be translated as village.

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