Abts

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Abts
Language(s)Dutch, German
Origin
Language(s)Old Saxon or Middle Dutch
Word/nameabt
Meaning"abbot"
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Abts, a variation of the surname Abt, is an occupational surname of Dutch and German origin derived from the clerical title of abbot.[2][3] Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ Germain, Jean; Herbillon, Jules (2007). Dictionnaire des noms de famille en Wallonie et à Bruxelles (in French). Bruxelles: Éditions Racine. p. 124. ISBN 978-2-87386-506-1. OCLC 159955388. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  2. ^ Hanks, Patrick (2003). Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set. 1. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-19-508137-4. OCLC 51655476. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  3. ^ van Osta, Ward (2012). Met naam en toenaam: voornamen, familienamen en bekende merknamen (in Dutch). Antwerpen/Apeldoorn: Garant. p. 70. ISBN 978-90-441-2931-1. OCLC 803366714. Retrieved 2018-12-21.