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The name Sluyter 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.

Sluyter Early Origins



The surname Sluyter 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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Sluyter Spelling Variations


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Sluyter 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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Sluyter Early History


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Sluyter Early History



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

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Sluyter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sluyter 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 Sluyter 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:

Sluyter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hendrick Sluyter, who landed in Maryland in 1666-1750
  • Peter Stuyter, follower of Jasper Danckaerts, a Friesland pietist, known as Labadists who founded a colony along the Bohemia River in what is now Maryland. c 1679-1680
  • Hendrick Sluyter, who was naturalized in Maryland in 1694

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sluyter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sluyter (post 1700)



  • Ross Edgar Sluyter, American architect, best known for his work on the United States Post Office Building, Herkimer, New York
  • Andrew Sluyter (b. 1958), American social scientist and Associate Professor in the Geography and Anthropology Department of the Louisiana State University
  • James S. Sluyter, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 10th District, 1857
  • Onno Sluyter, Dutch production manager, known for his work on Stadtklinik (1995-1996)
  • Lidy Sluyter (b. 1960), Dutch actress, known for Duel in de diepte (1979), Muren van behang (1980) and Kinderfeestje (1981)

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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. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. 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).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Sluyter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sluyter 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.

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