Blatt Family History
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Blatt Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blatt, Yiddish blat ‘leaf’. As a Jewish name this is normally a shortened form of a compound name with Blatt as a second element, adopted as ornamental surnames in the 18th and 19th centuries. German: topographic name from Middle High German blate ‘flat surface’, ‘ledge’, ‘plateau’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived at a farm on a ledge on a mountainside.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press