Vetter Family History
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Vetter Name Meaning
German: nickname from Middle High German veter(e) ‘uncle’, ‘nephew’. The word is from Old High German fetiro (a derivative of fater ‘father’), which was used more generally to denote various male relatives; the meaning of modern German Vetter is ‘cousin’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ketter, Etter, Petter, Wetter, Getter, Fetter, Jetter, Netter, Reuter