Meltzer Family History
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Meltzer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maltster, a brewer who used malt, from German Meltzer (an agent derivative of Middle High German malt ‘malt’, ‘germinated barley’), Yiddish meltser ‘maltster’. This surname is also established in Poland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Seltzer, Malter, Metzer, Netzer, Melzer, Belzer, Melber, Metzger