Netter Family History
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Netter Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a net-maker, from an agent derivative of Middle English net ‘net’. English: variant of Nettard, an occupational name for a cattle herd, from Middle English neat ‘cattle’ + hi(e)rde ‘herdsman’. German: variant of Nader. German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Nette, for example in Lower Saxony and Westphalia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press