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The name Schluter 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.

Schluter Early Origins



The surname Schluter 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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Schluter Spelling Variations


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Schluter 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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Schluter Early History


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Schluter Early History



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

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Schluter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schluter 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 Schluter 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:

Schluter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Klaus Klasen Schluter, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1679

Schluter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Jacob Schluter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • John Jacob Schluter, whose Oath of Allegiance is on record in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Johann Schluter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Andreas Schluter, who arrived in America in 1783

Schluter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gerh Schluter, aged 35, arrived in America in 1814
  • Therese Schluter, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • M A Schluter, who arrived in America in 1834
  • Theodor Herm Schluter, who landed in America in 1836
  • Joh Herm Jos Schluter, who landed in America in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schluter Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Catharina Schluter, who was recorded in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Catharina Schluter, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Peter Schluter, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schluter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schluter (post 1700)



  • William E. Schluter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964
  • Frederic E. Schluter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940 (alternate), 1944
  • William E. Schluter (b. 1927), New Jersey politician
  • John Schluter (b. 1955), Australian weekday weather presenter
  • Dolph Schluter, Canadian evolutionary biologist
  • Ariane Schluter (b. 1966), Dutch film actress
  • Albert Christian Schluter OAM (1923-2007), Australian activist for immigrant rights
  • Poul Holmskov Schlüter (b. 1929), Danish politician, who served as prime minister from 1982 to 1993

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schluter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schluter 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 19 October 2015 at 09:16.

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