Footer Family History
Footer Name Meaning
English (Norfolk and Suffolk): nickname from Old French foteor ‘fornicator’. English: perhaps also an occupational name from Middle English foter ‘huntsman who hunts on foot’ or with an unrecorded sense ‘dancer’ a derivative of Middle English foten ‘to go on foot to walk to dance’. Americanized form of French Fortin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022