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Early Origins of the Huter family

The surname Huter 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 Huter family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huter research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1536, 1563, 1616 and 1797 are included under the topic Early Huter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Huter Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Huter family

During this period prominent bearers of the name Huter were

  • Jakob (or Jacob in English) Hutter (also Huter or Hueter) (c. 1500-1536), was a Tyrolean Anabaptist leader and founder of the Hutterites. He was born in the small hamlet of Moos near St. Lorenzen in t...

United States Huter migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Huter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Peter Huter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Hans Adam Huter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Andreas Huter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
  • Georg Huter, who arrived in America in 1780 [1]
  • John William Huter, who arrived in Frederick County, Maryland in 1798 [1]
Huter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Caspar Huter, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Ignatz Huter, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 [1]
  • Lina Huter, who arrived in Brazil in 1862 [1]
  • Theodor Huter, who arrived in Brazil in 1862 [1]
  • Julius Huter, who landed in North America in 1867 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Huter migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Huter Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • James W. Huter, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aloe" in 1863

Contemporary Notables of the name Huter (post 1700) +

  • Helmut Huter, Austrian gold medalist luger who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s
  • Rupert Huter (1834-1919), Austrian clergyman and botanist

  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) on Facebook