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Origin: What I was told by my grandparents was the name was taken from a mountain . The Matterhorn, where the orginal family came from .Not being good at geography its in that part of Germany or Switzerland near France.
Surnames: Matter, Mattern, Mottern
Submitted by: Martha Jane Long
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Origin: It is most commonly believed that the name Marcotte is derived from the French verb 'marcotter.' To 'marcotte' is a technique by which a branch of a tree is made to sprout its own roots before being detached from the mother plant. Such 'marcotting' is a process employed in vineyards, for example. The late Father Jean Marcotte, a Capuchin monk and primary genealogist of the Marcotte families suggested in his Dictionnaire Genealogique des Familles Marcotte that there may also be some link to the name Margot. Father Jean Macotte reported that F?camp archivist Jean LeMaitre (also a Marcotte descendant) notes that a monk named Hughes Margot was sent to King Harold of England, by William the Conqueror to seek a compromise, prior to the Norman invasion of England. The failure of that mission led to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The relevance of this information is that William the Conqueror (the Duke of Normandy), upon landing in England made his encampment in the friendly territory of the Norman Monks of F?camp, who held land near Hastings (click here or here to view source). According to the midieval historian Robert Wace (writing in the mid 1100s) Hughes Margot was one of these F?camp monks. F?camp, of course, is the city of ancestral oriMichael Erskine
Surnames: Marcotte
Submitted by: Michael Erskine
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Origin: Variants of the name Ketter are regional spellings, common in Wesphalia Germany. The surname Ketter is an ancient Teutonic word used to describe a soldier who wears chain mail armor. The word has been in use since before the 5th century, when Germanic soldiers went to England. The village in England named Kettering means, village of Ketters.
Surnames: Ketter, Koetter, Kotter
Submitted by: Paul S. Ketter
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Origin: also Mattern,Matern,Mathern. Believed to be from Switzerland originally.
Surnames: Mottern
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Origin: Proper spelling of the family name is Kotteritzsch with an Umlat(two small dots) above the 'o'. In English the letter e replaces the umlat - Koetteritzsch. It has been traced back to a small village named Koetteritzsch south of Leipzig, Germany -lower Saxony-Anhalt.
Surnames: Kotteritzsch
Submitted by: David Kettrick
Origin of otte, Meaning of otte

Origin: Carlsson is a swedish name and it means "the son fo Carl" If the fathers name was Carl Svenson then the oldest son was often named Sven Carlson. If the child was a daughter her surname would be Carlsdotter, dotter=daughter. The same idea applies for Danish and Norwegian names to.
Surnames: Carlson/Carlsdotter
Submitted by: An-Che Minneskjold
Origin of otte, Meaning of otte

Origin: A runner between friendly forces.
Surnames: Trotter
Submitted by: Bill
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Origin: Sweden
Surnames: Anderson and Anderdotter
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Origin of otte, Meaning of otte

Origin: Caille - old French for churning or churned milk - Botte from the container it was churned in. Also a term for whey when making artisanal cheeses.
Surnames: Caillibotte; Caillebotte; Caillibot
Submitted by: Caillibotte
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Submitted by: Allison Goettee (Goethe) Newton

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