Last name: RITTER

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RITTER : This last name is indexed 350,410 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RITTER : 1: German: from Middle High German rit(t)er ‘knight mounted warrior’ Middle Low German ridder applied as a status name occupational name or nickname. Compare Knight.2: English (Middlesex): perhaps a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle English ritten ‘to cut open split’ usually referring to the use of a blade. Compare Render.

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