Kluth Family History
Kluth Name Meaning
North German: from Middle Low German klūt(e) ‘lump of earth sod clod’ hence nicknames for an ungainly clumsy or uncouth person; in some cases they may have been applied as a metonymic occupational name for a farmer. See also Kloth Klotz . North German: habitational name from for example places called Klut near Hamelin or Detmold. Probably also an Americanized form of Dutch Kloot(e) or Kloet cognates of 1 from Middle Dutch cloot ‘clog clod lump ball’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press