Potter Family History
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Potter Name Meaning
English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Porter, Petter, Otter, Rotter, Zotter, Cotter, Pott, Kolter, Matter