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The distinguished surname Schroeter emerged in the former German province of East Prussia. The name is derived from the Low German verb "schroden," meaning "cut" or "chop," and was most likely originally borne by a wood-cutter, a tailor, or a transporter of beer and wine (known in North Germany as a Shröder).

Schroeter Early Origins



The surname Schroeter was first found in the northeastern regions of Germany, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would have prominent effects on the development of European history. The name would later be linked to noble families of great influence, having many distinguished branches, and becoming renowned for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Schroeter Spelling Variations


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Schroeter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schroeder, Schroder, Schroeter, Schroter, Shrout, Shroter, Shrouter, Schröder, Schöter and many more.

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Schroeter Early History


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Schroeter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schroeter research. Another 367 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1362, 1557, 1698, 1700, 1723, 1744, 1751, 1759, 1781, 1792, 1802, 1804, 1816, 1860, and 1868 are included under the topic Early Schroeter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schroeter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schroeter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables bearing the name Schroeter of this period include Friedrich Ludwig Schroeder (1744-1816), actor and dramatist, who was manager of the Hamburg theater, Corona Schroeter (1751-1802), a court singer in Weimar who played the leading role opposite to Goethe in one of...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schroeter 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:

Schroeter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Schroeter, who arrived in Long Island in 1781

Schroeter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H H Schroeter, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • F J Schroeter, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Carl Schroeter emigrated to Texas in 1852
  • Charlotte Schroeter, who landed in America in 1854
  • O. Schroeter went to Texas in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schroeter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schroeter (post 1700)



  • Tobias Schröter (b. 1964), East German bronze medalist pair skater
  • Werner Schroeter (1945-2010), German film director, screenwriter, and opera director
  • Corona Elisabeth Wilhelmine Schröter (1751-1802), German musician best known and singer
  • Johann Samuel Schröter (1735-1808), German theologist
  • Silvio Schröter (b. 1979), German former footballer
  • Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745-1816), German astronomer
  • Joseph Schröter (1837-1894), noted German mycologist, doctor and scientist

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Allein beim Christus den ewigen freiheit
Motto Translation: Christ alone for eternal freedom


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schroeter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schroeter 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 4 September 2015 at 13:58.

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