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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gatter

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From Middle High German gater, from Old High German gataro.

  1. gate
  2. grating
  3. fence

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Popularity of Gatter as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gatter U.S.
  White 86.28% 64.26%
  African American 4.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gatter

People with the last name Gatter are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gatter

  • How Popular is the name Gatter? As a last name Gatter was the 83,226th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Gatter? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gatter was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gatter: Your name in reverse order is Rettag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Retagt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gatter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 226 people with the last name Gatter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gatter? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gatter as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Gatter born Aug 5, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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