Deiter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Deiter surname derives from the Germanic personal name Tederich (Theudoricus), which was composed of the elements "theud," meaning "people," or "race," and "ric," meaning "powerful."
Early Origins of the Deiter family
The surname Deiter was first found in Switzerland, where the name Dietrich emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. The popularity of the name can be traced back to the major figure of Theodrich the Great, King of the Goths in the 5th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Deiter family
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Deiter Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dieterich (Austria), Dietrich, Dittrich (Silesia), Diterich, Deeterich, Dieterick, Diterichs, Diterig and many more.
Early Notables of the Deiter family (pre 1700)
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Deiter migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Deiter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Deiter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755 
Deiter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Susana Deiter who arrived in Baltimore in 1832
- Valentin Deiter, who arrived in Baltimore in 1832
- Dora Deiter, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1895
Deiter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Rob. Deiter, aged 43, who landed in America, in 1907
- Stanko Deiter, aged 30, who immigrated to America, in 1907
- Wladislaus Deiter, aged 34, who landed in America from Horstermark, Germany, in 1909
- Josef Deiter, aged 6, who settled in America from Horstermark, Germany, in 1909
- Maria Deiter, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States from Horstermark, Germany, in 1909
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Contemporary Notables of the name Deiter (post 1700) +
- Larry Deiter, American Director of the South Dakota Division of Insurance
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)