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 Names That Mean Warrior and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (Individual Namebanks)".

From the experts:

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

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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.