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Lyter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Lyter surname is derived form the Middle High German word "lîte," meaning "a mountain side slope." No doubt the first people to be called by this name lived in such a location.

Early Origins of the Lyter family


The surname Lyter was first found in Bavaria. The first recorded instance of this surname occurs in the 'Geschichte des Hauses Habsburg" (History of the House of Habsburg) where a Stephan Leyttner is listed in 1376.

Early History of the Lyter family


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Lyter Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Leiter, Leitner, Laitner, Leiten, Leithen and others.

Early Notables of the Lyter family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lyter family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lyter Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Lyter, aged 39, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875
  • Ellen Lyter, aged 30, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alumbagh" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Lyter (post 1700)


  • W. M. Lyter, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. M. Lyter, American politician, Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1870 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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