Gitter Family History
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Gitter Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German gitter ‘railing’, ‘bar’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a gate or barrier, or a metonymic occupational name for a janitor. German: habitational name from a place called Gitter near Brunswick; the place name is ancient name of uncertain origin, probably Celtic. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish dialect giter ‘good’, equivalent of Good.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bitter, Pitter, Mitter, Gritter, Ritter, Witter, Getter, Gmitter