Altvater Family History
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Altvater Name Meaning
German: literally ‘old father’, used as a distinguishing epithet for a grandfather or father-in-law; probably a surname borne by the servant of a person in the service of the grandfather or father-in-law of a local personage.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Alter, Pater, Altepeter, Vater, Altherr, Getter, Altizer, Teater