Kolter Family History
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Kolter Name Meaning
metonymic occupational name for a quilt maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kulter, kolter ‘quilt’ (Latin culcitra). from Middle High German, Middle Low German kolter ‘plowshare’ (Latin culter), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of plows, a plowman, or possibly for an arable farmer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press