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Gender: Male Meaning of Sutter: "shoemaker" Origin of Sutter: English surname and occupational name

The name Sutter is a boy's name of English origin meaning "shoemaker". Sutter and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Drop 2 Add 1 pick a favor that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

Sutter is a new entry to the fashionable class of occupational surnames, brought to the fore by the hero of the 2013 indie film The Spectacular Now. More masculine than Sutton and more distinctive than Sawyer, Sutter might be a good choice for the child of a shoe designer or shoe lover.

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Famous People Named Sutter

Sutter Kain, stage name of Robert Evans, American rapper
John Augustus Sutter, Sr. and Jr., American Gold Rush pioneers in California

Pop Culture References for the name Sutter

Sutter Keely, character in the book "The Spectacular Now"
Sutter Cane, character in film "In the Mouth of Madness"


Leonina Says:


There's a Swiss bakery chain named Sutter... "Soottur"

Yessica Says:



RoddyThlayli Says:


Stutter, butter . . . . not seeing the appeal.

hufflepuff Says:


It sounds a bit like stutter, but I can dig it.

breanna1995 Says:


I just watched the Spectacular Now and I've fallen in love with this name.

jan11th Says:


My kids names are Dakota & Sutter.