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Welter Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Walther (see Walter).

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


Similar surnames: Welte, Weltmer, Walter, Belter, Elter, Wolter, Getter, Kelter, Felter

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Welter Family Origin

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Welter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welter. The most common Welter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Welter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welter family was Carpenter.

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Welter Historical Records

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Welter Life Expectancy

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