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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. GAYDH-ər  [key]
Other Forms FormsGather, Gathers, Gater, Gaters, Cater, Cator, Cather, Cathers, Catter, Cader

Meaning & History

Occupational name for a goatherd, derived from Middle English gaytere literally meaning "goatherd".
Added 3/31/2022 by General9696
Edited 12/2/2022 by General9696