Klette Family History
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Klette Name Meaning
unflattering nickname for an annoyingly persistent person, from Middle High German klette ‘burr’, by extension ‘nuisance’. nickname from Middle Low German klatte ‘tatter’, ‘rag’. from a byname for a social climber or upstart, related to klettern ‘to climb’. topographic name for someone who lived in a hovel, from a Slavic word meaning ‘hovel’ or ‘shed’, e.g. Polish kléta, klete ‘shack’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kletter, Klett, Ketter, Koetter, Platte, Klatt, Lett, Klee, Jette