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."
Early Origins of the Lueteritz family
Bavaria, where the family was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Lueteritz family
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Lueteritz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Leuteritz, Lutheritz, Lueteritz, Loetheritz, Leiteritz and many more.
Early Notables of the Lueteritz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lueteritz family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fried Wilhelm Leuteritz, who was naturalized in Scott county, Iowa in 1892.