Abt Family History
Abt Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from Old Low German or Middle Dutch abt ‘abbot’, hence an occupational name for a servant of an abbot or a nickname for someone thought to resemble an abbot in some way. In some instances it may have been from a house name. Jewish (central Ashkenazic): from Abt, the German name of Opatów in Poland, or from Apt, the Yiddish name of this city.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press