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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. də-KAY-tər(English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsDe Caters, Kater, Decater, Decator, De Kater, De Cater, Katers, Cater

Meaning & History

Variant spelling of De Caters. A notable bearer was Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), an American naval officer and commodore during the War of 1812, the Barbary Wars and the Quasi-War.
Added 2/16/2022 by General9696
Edited 10/30/2022 by General9696