Schluter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Schluter family

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.

Early History of the Schluter family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schluter research. Another 39 words (3 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.

Schluter Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Schluter family (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.


United States Schluter migration to the United States +

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 [1]
Schluter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Jacob Schluter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • John Jacob Schluter, whose Oath of Allegiance is on record in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Johann Schluter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Andreas Schluter, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]
Schluter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gerh Schluter, aged 35, who arrived in America in 1814 [1]
  • Therese Schluter, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • M A Schluter, who arrived in America in 1834 [1]
  • Theodor Herm Schluter, who landed in America in 1836 [1]
  • Joh Herm Jos Schluter, who landed in America in 1838 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Schluter migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

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

Contemporary Notables of the name Schluter (post 1700) +

  • William E. Schluter (b. 1927), New Jersey politician
  • William E. Schluter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964 [2]
  • Frederic E. Schluter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940 (alternate), 1944 [2]
  • 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

Bismarck
  • Wilhelm Schlüter (1919-1941), German Mechanikersobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Heinrich Schlüter (1906-1941), German Marinebaurat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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