De Ruiter Family History
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De Ruiter Name Meaning
Dutch: occupational name, from Middle Dutch ruter, rutter ‘horseman’. The term also meant ‘freebooter’, ‘tramp’, ‘soldier’, and the surname may have arisen from any of these senses.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: De Sutter, De Coster, De Ridder, De Geyter, De Porter, De Meyer