Deter Family History
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Deter Name Meaning
North German: from the personal name Detert, which is a reduced of Dethard, from an old personal name composed of Old Saxon thioda ‘people’, ‘race’ + hard ‘strong’. This a deduced form of Dietrich. Possibly an altered spelling of Dieter.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Deiter, Dieter, Deeter, Peter, Deer, Getter, Detter, Geter, Detar