Quilter Family History

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Quilter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of quilts and mattresses, and also of the quilted garments worn in battle by those who could not afford armor made of metal, from an agent derivative of Middle English, cuilte, coilte ‘quilt’, ‘mattress’ (from Old French, from Latin culcita ‘mattress’).

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


Similar surnames: Quiller, Cutler, Lister, Luter, Spilker, Filter, Rutter, Dupler

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Quilter Family Origin

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Quilter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Quilter family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quilter. The most common Quilter occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Quilter's were Farmers.

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Quilter Historical Records

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Quilter Life Expectancy

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