Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German (Modern)
Pronounced Pron. bahoom-khuut-tah [key]
Other Forms FormsBaumkoetter
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Meaning & History
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."