Haut Family History
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Haut Name Meaning
French: nickname from haut ‘high’ (Latin altus plus initial h said to be due to the influence of Frankish hoh), usually denoting a haughty or proud person, and occasionally a tall man. North German: metonymic occupational name for a hat maker, from Middle Low German hot ‘hat’. German (southern and central) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dealer in skins, from Middle High German hut, hout, German Haut ‘skin’, ‘hide’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hart, Haft, Halt, Kaut, Haus, Haupt, Hau, Hatt, Hahn, Kraut