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German: literally ‘old father’, used as a distinguishing epithet for a grandfather or father-in-law; probably a surname borne by the servant of a person in the service of the grandfather or father-in-law of a local personage.
He was proud of his surname, Altvater
by Daisy-dag February 03, 2010

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german father grandfather joke last name nazi old surname
A very Nazi-sounding German last name
Ich bin Altvater!
by CrapBagFTL August 27, 2008