Latter Family History
Latter Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a worker in wood or a nickname for a thin person, from an agent derivative of Middle English latt ‘thin narrow strip of wood’, ‘lath’ (Old English lætt). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cobbler, tinker, or the like, from an agent derivative of Yiddish laten ‘to patch’, ‘to repair’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press