Last name: RATTE

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RATTE : This last name is indexed 70,374 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RATTE : 2: In some cases possibly also French: habitational name from a place called Ratte e.g. in Saône-et-Loire.1: French (also Ratté): nickname from rate ‘she-rat’ or derived from rat ‘rat’. Compare Rathe Ratta and Rattay.3: German: from Middle German ratte ‘rat’ hence a nickname from the animal perhaps for a sly and agile individual.4: German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic compound personal names formed with rād rāt ‘counsel advice’ as the first element.5: Dutch (Ratté): possibly a nickname from Middle Dutch ratte ‘rat’.

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