Bulter Family History

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Bulter Name Meaning

North German (Bülter): topographic name for someone who lived on a low hill or an area of raised ground, from Middle Low German bult(e), bülte ‘hump’, ‘knoll’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Multer, Belter, Bueter, Bolter, Butter, Holter, Balter, Buller

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Bulter Family Origin

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Bulter Family Occupations

What did your Bulter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bulter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bulter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bulter. A less common occupation for the Bulter family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Engineer

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bulter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bulter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Bulter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bulter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bulter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bulter. For the veterans among your Bulter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bulter Life Expectancy

What is the average Bulter lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Bulter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bulter in 1967 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bulter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bulter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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