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Bolter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bolter or sifter of flour, from Middle English bo(u)lt ‘to sift’ (Old French buleter, of Germanic origin). English: occupational name for a maker of bolts or bars, from an agent derivative of Middle English bolt (see Bolt). German: habitational name for someone from a lost place named Bolt. It is the name of a large family from Hechingen, Württemberg. German (also Bölter): occupational name for a maker of wooden bolts for crossbows, Middle High German bolter.

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

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Bolter Family Origin

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Bolter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Bolter Life Expectancy

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