The name Schluterman 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 Schluterman family
The surname Schluterman 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 Schluterman family
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Schluterman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schluder, Slutter, Schlutt, Schlutter, Schluther, Schluterman, Sluter, Sluyter, Schluether, Schluetter and many more.
Early Notables of the Schluterman 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 Schluterman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Schluterman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schluterman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Theodor Schluterman, who landed in Arkansas in 1890 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)