Grueter Family History
Grueter Name Meaning
Swiss German (Grüter): topographic name for someone living or farming on newly cleared land from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for cultivation’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. This is an Alemannic variant of South German Greuter . North German (Grüter): occupational name for a brewer who used rosemary instead of hops from an agent derivative of Middle Low German grut ‘rosemary’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press