Laughter Family History
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Laughter Name Meaning
English (Norfolk): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for a jolly, laughing person, from the vocabulary word laughter. Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Lachter, an unflattering nickname from Middle Low German lachter ‘shame’, ‘disgrace’. This is a common name in NC.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Vaughter, Laughner, Slaughter, Haught, Lighter, Achter, Lager