Belter Family History

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Belter Name Meaning

possibly from the Germanic personal name Baldher, a compound of bald ‘bold’ + her(i) ‘army’. North German: habitational name for someone from a place named Beelte. occupational name for a belt and (leather) strap maker, Middle Low German baltære.

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


Similar surnames: Bolter, Beller, Bester, Belger, Belt, Balter, Belzer, Bulter, Kelter

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Belter Family Origin

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Belter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Belter family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belter. The most common Belter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Belter's were Farmers.

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Belter Life Expectancy

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