Wetter Family History
Wetter Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named. German: nickname from Middle High German wēt(t)er ‘weather thunderstorm’ for an irritable person. German: nickname for someone who liked to wager from Middle High German wetten ‘to bet wager’. English: variant of Water or in Cornwall a variant of Whetter the latter being an occupational name from Middle English whetter ‘whetstone; sharpener of tools’ a derivative of Old English hwettan ‘to whet sharpen’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press