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Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. Sutter(German)  [key]
Other Forms FormsSuter

Meaning & History

English and South German occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (rarely a tailor), from Middle English suter, souter, Middle High German suter, sutære (from Latin sutor, an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’).
Added 12/25/2011 by Eric Sutter
Edited 1/13/2017 by LMS