Schetter Family History
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Schetter Name Meaning
South German: metonymic occupational name for someone who sold fine fabric, from Middle High German scheter ‘fine, shiny linen’. In some cases it may have been a nickname for an extravagant dresser. North German: occupational name for an appraiser, from Middle Low German scheten ‘to gauge’, ‘appraise’ + the agent suffix -er.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press