Bitter Family History
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Bitter Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from Dutch or German bitter ‘harsh’, ‘bitter’, hence a nickname for a sour, embittered, or severe person. German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German bitten ‘to bid’, hence a nickname or occupational name for a bidder, broker, the municipal alms collector, or a suitor. Compare Bitner. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bitler, Gitter, Ritter, Butter, Bither, Witter, Bittel, Mitter