The name Schlueter derived from the Middle Low German term "schlütter" meaning "doorkeeper." It is supposed that the name was originally
for the keeper of the supplies of a large household.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schlueter research.Another 39 words (3 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.
of this family name include: Schluder, Slutter, Schlutt, Schlutter, Schluther, Schluterman, Sluter, Sluyter, Schluether, Schluetter and many more.
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.