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Filter Name Meaning

North German: from Low German vilt ‘felt’ (from Old Saxon filt), an occupational name for someone who made felt or a metonymic occupational name for a hatter.

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


Similar surnames: Fister, Filler, Filer, Malter, Kolter, Bolter, Witter, Silber, Falter

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Filter Family Origin

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Filter Family Occupations

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  • ...born Maker

    20%
  • Gold Chain Maker

    20%
  • Gold Chain Maker (Goldsmith)

    20%
  • Gunmakers Foreman

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Filter family was Gunmakers Foreman. The most common Filter occupation in the UK was ...born Maker. 20% of Filter's were ...born Makers. ...born Maker, Gold Chain Maker and Gold Chain Maker (Goldsmith) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filter.

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