Name Element WATAR

Meaning & History

Germanic and Old Dutch word meaning "water" [1][2].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureswæter(Anglo-Saxon) wazzar(Old High German)
Surname DescendantsWaterman(Dutch) Attwater, Atwater, Waterman, Waters(English)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 575.
  2. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 451.
Entry updated December 7, 2022