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Counter Name Meaning

English (Devon): occupational name for a treasurer or accountant, from Middle English counter (from Old French conteor).

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


Similar surnames: Corner, Pointer, Countess, Center, Conner, Cutter, Cotter, Coyner

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Counter Family Origin

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Counter Family Occupations

What did your Counter ancestors do for a living?

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Mason

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Counter family was Boot & Shoe Maker. The most common Counter occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Counter's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Counter.

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Counter Historical Records

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Counter Life Expectancy

What is the average Counter lifespan?

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Famous Counter Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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