Borntrager Family History
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Borntrager Name Meaning
German (Bornträger): from Middle High German burne ‘spring’, ‘well’ (Middle Low German born) + an agent derivative of tragen ‘to carry’, hence an occupational name, originally for a water carrier and then for a transporter of liquids (wine, beer, etc.). See also Bontrager.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press