Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Brightmer m. Old English beorht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz + Old English mære from Proto-Germanic *mērijaz 'famous'.

England
Latin
1189 Brihtmari (gen) GASurv p. 219, Brihtmerus (nom) ibid. p. 179; 1222 Brichtmari (gen) StPaulDom p. 86, Bricthmari (gen) ibid. p. 78
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Brightmer". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Brightmer.