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Colter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who looked after asses and horses, from an agent derivative of Colt. Compare Coulthard. Variant spelling of German Kolter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bolter, Kolter, Coster, Cotter, Molter, Colmer, Comer, Holter, Coller

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Colter Family Origin

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Colter Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Gen Lab

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Book Keeper Accountant

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colter family was Cooper. The most common Colter occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 10% of Colter's were Gen Labs. Gen Lab, Tailor and Book Keeper Accountant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colter.

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Colter Historical Records

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Colter Life Expectancy

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