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The surname Deruiter corresponds to the French Chevalier, the German Ritter and the English Knight, each of which is derived from the feudal rank of knighthood. Deruiter comes from the Dutch word "ruiten" meaning to "plunder" or "loot" and was originally applied to highwaymen. However, the word came to be used to denote any mounted warrior or armed horseman.

Deruiter Early Origins



The surname Deruiter was first found in the Netherlands.

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Deruiter Spelling Variations


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Deruiter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ruiter, Ruyter, Ruijter, Deruyter, Deruiter, Rüters, Rüther and many more.

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Deruiter Early History


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Deruiter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deruiter research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1649, 1683, 1570, 1620, 1811, 1649, 1683, 1607, 1676, 1635 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Deruiter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deruiter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deruiter Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Engel Michielszoon de Ruyter (1649-1683), a Dutch vice-admiral; and Michael Adriaanszoon de Ruyter (1607-1676) the Dutch naval commander, born in Flushing. He went to sea as a cabin boy, and by 1635 had become a captain in the...

Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deruiter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deruiter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bart DeRuiter, aged 25, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Hester DeRuiter, aged 37, who landed in New York, NY in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Pieter DeRuiter, aged 18, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Deruiter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Augustinus de Ruiter, aged 19, who settled in America from Rilland Bath, in 1904
  • Anna de Ruiter, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1907
  • Anna Sofia de Ruiter, aged 8, who landed in America from A'dam, Holland, in 1907
  • Eduard de Ruiter, aged 12, who emigrated to the United States from Rotterdam, Holland, in 1911
  • Gerardus de Ruiter, aged 19, who settled in America from Rotterdam, Holland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deruiter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deruiter (post 1700)



  • Gerald DeRuiter, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972; Mayor of Kentwood, Michigan, 1981-92 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Gerald DeRuiter. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Derk DeRuiter (d. 1913), American Republican politician, Mayor of Petoskey, Michigan, 1908-09 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Derk DeRuiter. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David Alan DeRuiter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 20th District, 1998 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) David DeRuiter. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Wesley de Ruiter (b. 1986), Dutch professional footballer
  • Jacob "Job" de Ruiter (b. 1930), Dutch jurist and former politician, Minister of Justice (1977-1982), Minister of Defence (1982-1986)
  • Niels de Ruiter (b. 1983), nicknamed The Excellent Dude, a former Dutch darts player, current director of the Dutch Darts Federation
  • Nol de Ruiter (b. 1940), Dutch football coach and former player
  • Niels de Ruiter (b. 1983), Dutch darts player
  • Jody Maria de Ruiter (b. 1979), Canadian actress
  • Freddy de Ruiter (b. 1969), Norwegian politician

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Citations


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  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Gerald DeRuiter. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Derk DeRuiter. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) David DeRuiter. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  11. ...

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This page was last modified on 12 April 2017 at 13:37.

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