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Kolterman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Koltermann: occupational name a variant of Kolter with the addition of -mann ‘man’ (Middle High German man).

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


Similar surnames: Holterman, Ketterman, Otterman, Walterman, Kohrman, Kosterman

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Where is the Kolterman family from?

You can see how Kolterman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolterman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kolterman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Kolterman families living in Kansas. This was about 77% of all the recorded Kolterman's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Kolterman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kolterman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kolterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolterman. 49% of Kolterman men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kolterman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolterman were Salesman and Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Cashier
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kolterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolterman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 94 immigration records available for the last name Kolterman. 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 Cards

There are 246 military records available for the last name Kolterman. For the veterans among your Kolterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolterman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kolterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kolterman in 1963 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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