Kater Family History
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Kater Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: nickname from Middle Dutch cater, kater ‘tomcat’. Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch cater ‘provisioner’. North German: status name for a cottager, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German kate ‘small house’, ‘hut’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Vater, Cater, Kuter, Rater, Kafer, Kaser, Kamer, Kalter, Water