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Colter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who looked after asses and horses, from an agent derivative of Colt. Compare Coulthard. Variant spelling of German Kolter.

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

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Colter Family Origin

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Colter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Colter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Colter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colter. A less common occupation for the Colter family was Farm Laborer.

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Colter Historical Records

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Colter Life Expectancy

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