Loder Family History
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Loder Name Meaning
English: either an occupational name for a carter, from an agent derivative of Middle English lode ‘to load’, or a topographic name from a derivative of Middle English lode ‘path’, ‘road’, ‘watercourse’. German: occupational name for a weaver of woolen cloth (loden), Middle High German lodære. North German: nickname for a good-for-nothing, from Middle Low German lod(d)er.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lodes, Roder, Soder, Lader, Moder, Leder, Roper, Lober, Coder, Lier