The German name Suterre 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.
Early Origins of the Suterre family
The surname Suterre 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.
Early History of the Suterre family
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Suterre Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sutter, Suter, Sauter, Sautter, Seuter, Seutter, Seiter, Sutterer and many more.
Early Notables of the Suterre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Suterre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joh Philip Sauter, who came to Philadelphia in 1732; Christian Sautter, who settled in Iowa in 1885; Johannes Sautter, who came to Philadelphia in 1749.