Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German (Modern)
Pronounced Pron. bahoom-khuut-tah
Other Forms FormsBaumkoetter
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.dreaminghour on 12/24/2013
From the German words 'Baum' meaning 'tree' and 'Kötter' a type of villager who dwelt in a cottage, similar to the Scottish Cotter. "Presumably a 'Baumkötter' earned money from a small orchard on their property."