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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Dutch
Other Forms FormsDecatur, Kater, Cater, Decater, Decator, De Kater, De Cater, Katers

Meaning & History

Nickname for someone thought to resemble a tom cat, derived from Middle Dutch cater, kater literally meaning "tom cat".
Added 2/16/2022 by General9696
Edited 6/1/2023 by General9696