Meaning and Origin of Tranter - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Tranter

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Wagoneer

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (mainly West Midlands) : occupational name for a peddler or hawker, especially one equipped with a horse and cart, Middle English traunter, traventer (Late Latin travetarius, of uncertain origin, possibly derived from Latin transvehere ‘to convey’).