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The German name Seiter comes from the historic region of Austria. The name itself is derived from the Middle High German word "suter," and is an occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler.

Seiter Early Origins



The surname Seiter was first found in Austria, where bearers of this surname have been prominent contributors to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the family name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Seiter Spelling Variations


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Seiter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sutter, Suter, Sauter, Sautter, Seuter, Seutter, Seiter, Sutterer and many more.

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Seiter Early History


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Seiter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seiter research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1642 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Seiter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Seiter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seiter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Seiter 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:

Seiter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Freiderich Seiter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Christian Seiter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Seiter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederic Seiter, aged 31, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Johann Seiter, aged 36, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850

Seiter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frederike Seiter, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Soellingen, in 1907
  • Jabok Seiter, aged 32, who landed in America from Volljincz, Hungary, in 1912
  • Johan Seiter, aged 6, who emigrated to America from Volljincz, Hungary, in 1912
  • Marguerite Seiter, aged 45, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Elise Seiter, aged 40, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Seiter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Seiter (post 1700)



  • Fred L. Seiter, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State Senate 22nd District, 1952
  • Floyd Seiter, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1946; Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State Senate 24th District, 1948, 1950

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Seiter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seiter 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 24 November 2016 at 14:49.

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