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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German

Meaning & History

Variant spelling of Rother, an occupational name for the foreman or leader of a group or association of men, or a work gang, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rotte ‘team’, ‘gang’.

Occupational name for a harp player, Middle High German rottære.

Habitational name from any of the various places called Rott.
Added 3/7/2022 by kammini