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The German name Soutter 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.

Soutter Early Origins



The surname Soutter 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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Soutter Spelling Variations


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Soutter Spelling Variations



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

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Soutter Early History


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Soutter Early History



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

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Soutter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Soutter Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Soutter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Soutter, who arrived in Colorado in 1895

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Soutter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Soutter 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 6 September 2013 at 12:15.

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