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1/17/2016, 8:44 PM LMS
1/17/2016, 7:45 PM TheArtemisMoon

Name Trotter
Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. trot-ər (English)
Other Forms FormsTroter
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a messenger, from an agent derivative of Middle English trot(en) 'to walk fast' (Old French troter, of Germanic origin).
German: occupational name for a grape-treader, from a derivative of Middle High German trot(t)e 'winepress'.
Added 1/17/2016 by TheArtemisMoon