Balter Family History
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Balter Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the town of Balta in southern Ukraine. German: from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar. German: in Tyrol, Austria, a variant of Walter. German: possibly also a reduced form of Swabian Balt(e)ner, from Middle High German balteniere ‘pilgrim’, ‘beggar’, ‘vagrant’. Compare Baldner.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Balster, Balser, Halter, Malter, Bolter, Belter, Alter, Balmer