luther bur bank


[loo-ther; Ger. loot-uhr]
Luther is a surname. As a German surname it is derived from a Germanic personal name compounded from the words liut, "people", and heri, "army". As a rare English surname, it means "lute player" (Hanks and Hodges 1988). Luther has also been regularly used as a given name in English speaking countries in modern times, originally in honor of Martin Luther.

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Hanks, P. & Hodges, F. (1988). A dictionary of surnames. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-211592-8.

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