Reitmeier Family History
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Reitmeier Name Meaning
in southern Germany, a distinguishing nickname for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who farmed in a forest clearing (Middle High German riute). in the north, a distinguishing nickname for a tenant farmer who farmed in a reedy location, from Middle Low German ret ‘reed’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heitmeyer, Bergmeier, Bredemeier, Tegtmeier, Kreikemeier, Reiter