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Gitter Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gitter ‘railing’, ‘bar’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a gate or barrier, or a metonymic occupational name for a janitor. German: habitational name from a place called Gitter near Brunswick; the place name is ancient name of uncertain origin, probably Celtic. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish dialect giter ‘good’, equivalent of Good.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bitter, Pitter, Mitter, Gritter, Ritter, Witter, Getter, Gmitter

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Gitter Family Origin

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Gitter Family Occupations

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  • Pecheur

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gitter occupation in Canada was Pecheur. 100% of Gitter's were Pecheurs.

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