Soter Family History
Soter Name Meaning
Greek: from the Greek personal name Soterios, an adjectival form meaning ‘redeeming’, ‘saving’, based on the vocabulary word soter ‘savior’, ‘redeemer’ (compare Italian Salvatore), or a reduced form of a patronymic surname based on this (Soterakis, Soteriadis, Soteropoulos, etc.). Soter is also found as an Albanian name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press