Katzenmeyer Family History
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Katzenmeyer Name Meaning
German: topographic name for the owner or tenant of the Katzenhof ‘cat farm’, from Middle High German katze ‘cat’ + meier ‘farmer’ (Latin major domus, literally ‘keeper of the household’). variant of Casimir (see Kazmierczak), which in German- and Yiddish-speaking environments produced forms such as Kasem(e)ier and Katzemeier.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lindenmeyer, Kammeyer, Westermeyer, Linsenmeyer, Steinmeyer