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The name Schlueter derived from the Middle Low German term "schlütter" meaning "doorkeeper." It is supposed that the name was originally occupational for the keeper of the supplies of a large household.

Schlueter Early Origins



The surname Schlueter was first found in Bremen, where Henrich Sclutere was the first of the name on record, in 1311. Other early records include Johann Sluthere, who lived in Luebeck in 1344 and Frederic Slutere, who was Lord Mayor of Quedlinburg in 1349.

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Schlueter Spelling Variations


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Schlueter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schluder, Slutter, Schlutt, Schlutter, Schluther, Schluterman, Sluter, Sluyter, Schluether, Schluetter and many more.

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Schlueter Early History


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Schlueter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schlueter research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1406, 1627, 1673, 1664, 1714 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Schlueter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schlueter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schlueter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time included Claus Sluter (d. 1406), Dutch sculptor, whose works survive to this day; Willem Sluyter (1627-1673), German vicar and writer b ron in Eibergen...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schlueter 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:

Schlueter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Schlueter, who landed in America in 1781
  • Andreas Schlueter, a German mercenary soldier, who served under the British in the American Revolution

Schlueter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Herman Schlueter, aged 23, landed in Missouri in 1846
  • Ludwig Schlueter, aged 56, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • W Christian Schlueter, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Julia Schlueter, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Heinrich Schlueter, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schlueter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schlueter (post 1700)



  • William Schlueter, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916
  • Stan Schlueter, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980
  • John H. Schlueter, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 11th District, 1945-48
  • Fred W. Schlueter (b. 1895), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Fond du Lac County 2nd District, 1955-64
  • Fred C. Schlueter, American Republican politician, Candidate for Mayor of Norwood, Ohio, 1939
  • Norman John Schlueter (1916-2004), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • Dale Wayne Schlueter (b. 1945), American former professional basketball player
  • Jay D Schlueter (1949-2010), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Charles Schlueter, American trumpet player with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    11. ...

    The Schlueter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schlueter 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 10 January 2016 at 18:25.

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