realtor etymology

English word realtor comes from English real, English -or

Detailed word origin of realtor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
real English (eng) A coin worth one real.. A unit of currency used in Brazil since 1994. Symbol: R$.. A unit of currency used in Portugal and its colonies from 1430 until 1911, and in Brazil from 1790 until 1942 (grammar) One of the three genders that the common gender can be separated into in the Scandinavian languages.. (mathematics) A real number.. (obsolete) A realist.. A commodity; see realty. A coin [...]
-or English (eng) (electrical science) Appended to the names of members of classes of components, especially those that have an extensive property name of the same root suffixed with -ance. Creates an agent noun, indicating a person who does something.
realtor English (eng) (North America) A person or business that sells or leases out real estate, acting as an agent for the property owner.

Words with the same origin as realtor

Descendants of -or
accelerator actor actress advisor author calculator communicator coordinator decorator detonator donor elevator instructor investor perk perky projector radiator sculptor sensor ventilator