Schutter Family History
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Schutter Name Meaning
North German (Schütter): occupational name for a guard, watchman or warden, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German schutten ‘to protect’. See also Schuetz. Dutch: occupational name for a bowman, subsequently a status name for a member of a marksman’s guild, Middle Dutch scut(t)ere. This was also an occupational name for an official who impounded stray cattle.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press