Schechter Family History
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Schechter Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name, from Yiddish shekhter ‘ritual slaughterer’ (an agent derivative of shekhtn, of which the stem is from Hebrew shachat ‘to slaughter’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schochet, Schlachter, Shechter, Schachter, Scheiner, Scherzer