Pitera Family History
Pitera Name Meaning
Polish: derivative of the personal name Piter, dialect variant of Piotr (see Peter). Polish: nickname from a derivative of piter ‘purse’, ‘money bag’. Southern Italian (Piterà) and Greek (Piteras): occupational name from medieval Greek piteras ‘bran merchant’, or pitaras, ‘maker of pita bread’ or ‘pie maker’ from pita ‘flat bread’, ‘pie’ + the occupational suffix -as.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press