Sauter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German name Sauter comes from the historic region of Austria. The name itself is derived from the Middle High German word "suter," and is an occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler.

Early Origins of the Sauter family

The surname Sauter was first found in Austria, where bearers of this surname have been prominent contributors to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the family name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Early History of the Sauter family

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Sauter Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sutter, Suter, Sauter, Sautter, Seuter, Seutter, Seiter, Sutterer and many more.

Early Notables of the Sauter family (pre 1700)

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Sauter Ranking

In the United States, the name Sauter is the 9,906th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Sauter migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sauter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Philip Sauter, who settled in Philadelphia in 1732
  • Joh Philip Sauter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 [2]
  • Hans Martin Sauter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [2]
  • Johan Sauter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [2]
  • Johannes Sauter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Sauter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Jacob Sauter, who landed in Maryland in 1831 [2]
  • Mich Sauter, who arrived in Texas in 1846 [2]
  • August Sauter, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [2]
  • Conrad Sauter, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856 [2]
  • Charles Sauter, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1877 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Sauter (post 1700) +

  • Tim Sauter (b. 1964), American race car driver
  • Albert C. Sauter (1868-1928), Major League Baseball infielder
  • Cory Justin Sauter (b. 1974), American football coach and former NFL quarterback
  • Johnathan Joseph Sauter (b. 1978), American NASCAR driver from Wisconsin
  • Edward Ernest Sauter (1914-1981), American composer and jazz arranger
  • W. Gary Sauter, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996 [3]
  • Raymond L. Sauter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Colorado convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1936 [3]
  • Julia Sauter, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 24th District, 1938 [3]
  • Joseph Sauter, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 19th District, 1912 [3]
  • Carroll W. Sauter, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952 [3]
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hindenburg LZ-129
  • Mr. Rudolf Sauter (1901-1937), German Chief Engineer  from Frankfurt, Germany, who worked on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and survived the Airship Fire [4]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/


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