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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Dutch
Other Forms FormsPelten, Peltzer, Peltre, Pelzer, Pellt, Peltern, Pelteren

Meaning & History

This surname is occupational in origin. It comes from the Latin word "pellis," meaning "skin" or "hide," and would have originally been born by someone who tanned or sold hides and pelts for a living.
Added 11/30/2019 by anonymous