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Luther meaning and name origin

Luther \l(u)-ther\ as a boy's name is pronounced LOO-ther. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Luther is "soldier of the people". Usually used as homage to Martin Luther, the German religious reformer, or to Martin Luther king, Jr, the civil rights activist. Singer Luther Vandross

Luther has 6 variant forms: Lotario, Lothair, Lothar, Lothario, Louther and Lutero.

Baby names that sound like Luther are Lother and Lothur.

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Popularity of Luther

Luther is a very popular first name for men (#309 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2438 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Luther
Popularity of Luther