Auchter Family History
Auchter Name Meaning
South German: occupational name for someone who watched cattle at night from Middle High German uhte ‘night watch night pasture’ or ‘time just before dawn’. Compare Auch . Scottish: topographic name from Gaelic uachdar ‘upland summit’ or a habitational name from a place in Perthshire named with this word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022