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Kelter Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kelter, kalter ‘wine press’ (Latin calcatura), hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for a vintner or the overseer of a wine press.

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


Similar surnames: Kalter, Kolter, Keller, Keltner, Ketter, Kelner, Kelder, Belter

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Kelter Family Origin

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Kelter Family Occupations

What did your Kelter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kelter family was Button Hole Maker. The most common Kelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kelter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Button Hole Maker

    5%

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Kelter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kelter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kelter Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelter lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Kelter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kelter in 1947 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

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