Reiter Family History
Reiter Name Meaning
German:: occupational name for a mounted soldier or knight from Middle Low German rider Middle High German rīter ‘rider’. It is also found in some central European countries e.g. in Czechia and Slovenia. Compare Raiter . variant of Reuter habitational name for someone from any of various places in Germany and Austria called Reit or Reith (see Reith ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press