Sauter Family History
Sauter Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (one who sews leather and other materials) Middle High German sūter (from Latin sutor an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’). Compare Sauder and Souter . English (Kent): variant of Salter . Dutch and Flemish: occupational name for a producer or seller of salt from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sout ‘salt’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press