Blatter Family History
Blatter Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived on a plateau, from Middle High German plate, blate ‘flat surface’, ‘plateau’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. habitational name for someone from Blatten near St. Gallen, Switzerland. The place name refers to a promontory of the Alps, a wide elevated plateau.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press