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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. /lə.mɛtʁ/  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsLe Maître, Lemaitre, Le Maitre

Meaning & History

Means "the master" in French, either used as a nickname for someone who behaved in a masterful manner or an occupational name for someone who was a master of their craft.
Added 9/23/2020 by HL
Edited 9/23/2020 by HL