Kolter Family History

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Kolter Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a quilt maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kulter, kolter ‘quilt’ (Latin culcitra). from Middle High German, Middle Low German kolter ‘plowshare’ (Latin culter), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of plows, a plowman, or possibly for an arable farmer.

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


Similar surnames: Bolter, Koller, Koster, Kelter, Kolber, Molter, Kalter, Kocher

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Kolter Family Origin

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Kolter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Common Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolter. The most common Kolter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Kolter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kolter family was Common Laborer.

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Kolter Historical Records

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Kolter Life Expectancy

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