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The name Sluter 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.

Sluter Early Origins



The surname Sluter 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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Sluter Spelling Variations


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Sluter 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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Sluter Early History


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Sluter Early History



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

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Sluter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sluter 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 Sluter 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:

Sluter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Sluter, who arrived in Maryland in 1661

Sluter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Sluter, who was naturalized in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1822
  • Jacob Sluter, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1822

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Sluter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sluter 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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