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Gender: Male Meaning of Ritter: "knight, mounted warrior" Origin of Ritter: German

The name Ritter is a boy's name of German origin meaning "knight, mounted warrior". Ritter and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Lacoste Family 130 Years 100-110".

From the experts:

Belittling kind of surname name, with rhymes like critter, fritter, bitter, litter, titter.

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Famous People Named Ritter

Ritter Collett, American sportswriter
Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter, American country western singer, father of actor John Ritter
John Ritter, American actor
Jason Ritter, American actor and voice actor, son of the above

Pop Culture References for the name Ritter

Peyton Ritter, character on TV's "The X-Files"



Zelliew Says:


I can't see it catching on

OpheliaFlora Says:


Ritter is the German word for knight.

notquitetea Says:


Well the description doesn't quite say it leaves out the horrible skin disease (Ritter's disease) .

DryLake Says:


Description says everything.