14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Sauter Family History

Sauter Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (one who sews leather), Middle High German suter (from Latin sutor, an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’).English: variant of Salter.Dutch: occupational name for a producer or seller of salt, from an agent derivative of zout ‘salt’. Compare Salter 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

205,006 Historical Documents with Sauter on Ancestry.com
107,864 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,791 Military Records
4,094 Immigration Records
19,286 Census and Voter Lists
66,971 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Sauter Families

  • Number of Sauter families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sauter families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sauter families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sauter census records

You can see how Sauter families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Sauter census records >

Sauter Family Origin

Click on a place to view Sauter immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sauter families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Sauter immigration records >

Sauter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Sauter immigration records

You can find out when most of the Sauter families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Sauter immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Sauter

Click on a circle in the chart to view Sauter birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Sauter ancestors in the SSDI

Sauter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sauter census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sauter ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Sauter census records >

Sauter Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Sauter military records >

Message Board about Sauter 92 Threads, 50 Messages

Look up another family name
×