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The name Sloter 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.

Sloter Early Origins



The surname Sloter 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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Sloter Spelling Variations


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Sloter 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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Sloter Early History


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Sloter Early History



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

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Sloter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sloter 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 Sloter 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:

Sloter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Sloter, who arrived in Iroquois County, Illinois in 1888

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Sloter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sloter 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 27 February 2015 at 08:26.

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