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meaning of the word "molitor" #names


Aline Petzold
 

Hello all:
 The marriage certificate of my father's father states that he was "of the profession molitor".  I am wondering what profession this is-  I know that in German the term refers to a miller.  I am wondering if it could be the same in Romanian?
Thanks.
Aline Petzold
St. Paul MN


Friedrich L.
 

Aline,
Molitor in Latin means organizer, builder, originator.
Best regards
Friedrich Lehmkühler


Eric M. Bloch
 

A molitor in Latin can also refer to a miller.

Eric M. Bloch
Milwaukee, WI