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In mediaeval German "lud" meant "fame" and "liut" or "Leute" meant "people" or "folk;" while "her," meant "army." Thus "liut-her" meant "person in the army," while "lud-her" would be a "famous soldier."

Lüder Early Origins



The surname Lüder was first found in Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. In northern Germany the name Lueder was more popular, while in southern Germany the root was Liut-her or Leuther, and in Thuringia "Luther" (Martin Luther's father wrote his name "Luder"). In mediaeval German "lud" meant "fame" and "liut" meant "Leute" ("people" or "folk," thus "liut-her" would be "Lord of the people",) and these are the two possible sources for the name. 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.

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Lüder Spelling Variations


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Lüder Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Luther, Lutter, Luter, Lueder, Lueders, Leuther, Luethi (Switzerland), Leuthiold, Luethold, Lutte and many more.

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Lüder Early History


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Lüder Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lüder research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1787, 1806, 1415, 1472, 1456, 1483, 1546, 1636, 1716 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Lüder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lüder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lüder Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Lüder at this time were Peter Luder (1415-1472), German professor of Latin at the University of Heidelberg from 1456; and Martin Luther (1483-1546), who was the dominating personality of the Reformation, and one of the greatest religious reformers the world has known. His greatest literary...

Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lüder 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:

Lüder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Heinrich Luder came to Philadelphia in 1750
  • Johan Hen Luder, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • while John Luder came to Maryland in 1774

Lüder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J S T Luder, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Heinrich Luder, aged 46, arrived in Missouri in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lüder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lüder (post 1700)



  • Grace Farnsworth Luder, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1946; Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1964
  • Owen Luder CBE (b. 1928), English architect, former chairman of the Architects Registration Board and president of the Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Ian David Luder CBE JP (b. 1951), British politician, 681st Lord Mayor of London (2008-2009), Aldermanic Sheriff of London for (2007-2008)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    11. ...

    The Lüder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lüder Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 March 2016 at 07:57.

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