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Surname Saturday: Treat

kst1969   December 11, 2010   Comments Off on Surname Saturday: Treat

From the Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4, from the Ancestry.com website: Treat is an Americanized spelling of German Tritt. Tritt is German: apparently from Old High German tretan ‘to step’. However, a South German family of that name are the descendants of late 16th-century immigrants from Como, Italy who bore the name de Triddi. My… Read more »