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Sluiter Meaning & Etymology

Sluiter is a sea faring trades name that's originates from Dutch.  A Sluiter as interpreted from the dutch "sluice" can be trade friendly name faring as a dock keep, dike keep, cellar keep, dock worker, or more familiar an English "porter".  Some people interpret the name as gate keeper or night watch and further a "key keep" or person, possibly and more specifically if the name is used as "sluice" a wine keep.  According to Dutch sea faring trade a "dock" or "dike" keep could have any variety of artisan and professions.  The "Sluiter" if he were to "keep" or "police" a Dutch Port or small harbor would be a working professional.  There were odd jobs in the Dutch dike/dock systems, like diving under the boats to check for pirates! Who knows what all was involved.

Sluiter Life Expectancy

According to our database of 114 people with the last name Sluiter that have a birth and death date listed:

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70.1
years

Most Common Sluiter First Names

According to our database of 628 people with the last name Sluiter that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • Albartus 10.2%
  • Cornelia 6.7%
  • Dirkje 4.8%
  • Anna 4.0%
  • Arnolda 3.8%
  • Geertruida 3.3%
  • Daniel 3.3%
  • Geeske 2.9%
  • Theodorus 2.9%
  • Victor 2.9%
  • Mathieu 2.4%
  • Alida 2.2%
  • Steven 2.1%
  • Daniël 2.1%
  • Allardus 2.1%
  • Hendrika 1.9%
  • Jan 1.9%
  • Matthijs 1.9%
  • Daniëlla 1.9%
  • Pauline 1.6%
  • Eva 1.3%
  • Sluiter 1.0%
  • Cornelius 1.0%
  • Franciscus 1.0%
  • Marijtje 0.8%
  • Matheus 0.8%
  • Henrik 0.8%
  • Marijtie 0.8%
  • Ida 0.6%
  • Arie 0.6%
  • Andrew 0.6%
  • Mary 0.6%
  • Henry 0.5%
  • Adrian 0.5%
  • Jacob 0.5%
  • Bond 0.5%
  • Minnie 0.5%
  • Walker 0.3%
  • Gerard 0.3%
  • Dorothy 0.3%
  • Annabelle 0.3%
  • Garnham 0.3%
  • Adolph 0.3%
  • William 0.3%
  • Johanna 0.3%
  • Heer 0.3%
  • Elizabeth 0.3%
  • May 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • George 0.3%

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Last names similar to Sluiter

Sluiterman, Sluiters, Sluiting, Sluitman, Sluitner, Sluitniet, Sluitor, Sluitter, Sluitwint, Sluiva, Sluizeman, Sluizen, Sluizer, Sluja, Slujitel, Slujnski, Slujnsky, Slujters, Slujtner, Sluk

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