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Early Origins of the Hütter family

The surname Hütter was first found in Austria, where the name Hutter contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Hütter family

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Hütter Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Huter, Huterr, Hutterr, Hutterer, Huterer and others.

Early Notables of the Hütter family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Hütter were Leonhard Hutter (1563-1616), a committed orthodox Protestant theologian at the University of Wittenberg; he was dubbed 'the second Luther.' Jakob (or Jacob in English) Hutter (also Huter...
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Hütter Ranking

In the United States, the name Hütter is the 11,208th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Hütter migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hütter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • James Hutter, who landed in Virginia in 1650 [2]
Hütter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Martin Hutter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [2]
  • Adam Hutter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [2]
  • Michael Hutter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1796 [2]
Hütter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Andreas Hutter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1805 [2]
  • Gerhard Hutter, who arrived in New York in 1846 [2]
  • Gerhard Hutter, who settled in New York city in 1846

Contemporary Notables of the name Hütter (post 1700) +

  • Michael Hutter (b. 1983), American professional wrestler and actor
  • Matt Hutter (b. 1971), retired American stock car driver
  • Jeffrey Hutter, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1988, 1990 [3]
  • H. E. Hutter, American Democratic Party politician, Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1961 [3]
  • Edwin W. Hutter, American Democratic Party politician, Postmaster at Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1836 [3]
  • Charles L. Hutter, American politician, Postmaster at Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1814-20 [3]
  • Ralf Hütter (b. 1946), German musician and composer best known as the lead singer, keyboardist, founding member and leader of Kraftwerk
  • Elias Hutter (1553-1605), German Hebraist
  • Marcus Hutter (b. 1967), German computer scientist and professor
  • Leonhard Hutter (1563-1616), German Lutheran theologian
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
  2. 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)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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