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Multiple Origins for the Surname Sutter


German


The German name Sutter 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.

Sutter Early Origins



The surname Sutter 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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Sutter Spelling Variations


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Sutter Spelling Variations



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

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Sutter Early History


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Sutter Early History



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

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Sutter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sutter Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Sutter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heiri Sutter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Henderick Sutter, aged 23, landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Henderick, Sutter Jr., aged 30, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Peter Sutter, who came to Pennsylvania in 1746
  • Werner Sutter, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749

Sutter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rudolph Sutter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803-1827
  • John August Sutter, who landed in America in 1834
  • Samuel Sutter, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836
  • Anthony Sutter, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • John Sutter, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sutter Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Sutter, who came to Nova Scotia in 1750
  • John Sutter, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. James Sutter U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Sutter Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Sutter, aged 25, a housekeeper, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "James Fernie"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sutter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sutter (post 1700)



  • Joseph Frederick "Joe" Sutter (1921-2016), American engineer for the Boeing Airplane Company, manager of the design team for the Boeing 747
  • Walter H. Sutter, American politician, Mayor of East Cleveland, Ohio, 1951
  • T. C. Sutter, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948; Chair of Newton County Republican Party, 1949
  • Lyman B. Sutter (1904-1963), American politician, Mayor of Long Beach, California, 1953-54; Municipal judge in California
  • Lisa Sutter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 115th District, 2002
  • Lafayette F. Sutter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 27th District, 1920
  • John Augustus Sutter Jr. (1826-1897), American politician, Candidate for Governor of California, 1849; U.S. Consul in Acapulco, 1874-84
  • Earl Eugene Sutter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1961
  • Douglas M. Sutter, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956
  • D. W. Sutter, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 32nd District, 1918
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  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. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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The Sutter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sutter 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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