Betler Family History
Betler Name Meaning
descriptive name for a beggar, Middle High German bëtelære, or a very poor person. habitational name; in northwestern Germany for someone from Bethel in Westphalia; in Austria from Bettlern in Bohemia (earlier Bettler; the Czech name of the place is Žebrák, from žebrák ‘beggar’), which was probably originally a settlement for homeless or dispossessed people.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press