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Origin and popularity of the name BLATTER


Blatter : South German and Swiss German:: 1: topographic name for someone who lived on a plateau from Middle High German plate blate ‘flat surface plateau’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2: habitational name for someone from Blatten near Saint Gallen Switzerland. The placename refers to a promontory of the Alps a wide elevated plateau.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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