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Muter Early Origins



The surname Muter was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they were they had been anciently seated on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in Scotland in Edinburgh where Adam and Henry Multrar were burgesses in 1344. Moving westward they acquired territories in Ayrshire. John Multrar held a charter on the marches of Kirkness and Loucher in 1395.

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Muter Spelling Variations


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Muter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Multrar, Multar, Mutter, Muter, Mutar, Multer, Muter, Mutterer and many more.

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Muter Early History


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Muter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Muter research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1548 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Muter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Muter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Muter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Muter 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:

Muter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Muter, who arrived in the Windward Islands in 1774
  • Peter Muter, who arrived in the Windward Islands in 1783

Muter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Muter, who settled in North Carolina in 1806
  • Margaret Muter, who settled in North Carolina in 1810
  • John Muter, who setted in West Indies in 1816

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Contemporary Notables of the name Muter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Muter (post 1700)



  • George Muter (1792-1806), American Chief Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals

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Muter Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    8. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Muter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Muter 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 11 March 2014 at 12:31.

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