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Where did the German Sluter family come from? When did the Sluter family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Sluter family history?The name Sluter derived from the Middle Low German term "schlütter" meaning "doorkeeper." It is supposed that the name was originally occupational for the keeper of the supplies of a large household.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schluder,Slutter,Schlutt,Schlutter, Schluther,Schluterman,Sluter,Sluyter,Schluether,Schluetter and many more.
First found in Bremen, where Henrich Sclutere was the first of the name on record, in 1311. Other early records include Johann Sluthere, who lived in Luebeck in 1344 and Frederic Slutere, who was Lord Mayor of Quedlinburg in 1349.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sluter research. Another 77 words(6 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1714, 1406 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Sluter History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 81 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sluter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sluter Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Sluter Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
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