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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Boul"ter
A long, stout fishing line to which many hooks are attached.

Etymology: Etymol. uncertain


boult +‎ -er

  1. One who boults or sifts.

Etymology uncertain.

  1. A long, stout fishing line with many hooks attached.

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Boulter

    Katie was born on August 1st, 1996 in Leicester, United Kingdom.


    Russell Boulter is an actor. Russell was born on April 7th, 1963 in Liverpool.


    Ana Boulter is a presenter. She has been prominent since 1998. Ana was born on April 29th, 1976 in Basildon.


    Robert Boulter is an actor. Robert was born in United Kingdom.



    Eldon Beau Boulter is a lawyer and lobbying. He was most prominent from 1985 to 1989. Eldon was born on February 23rd, 1942 in El Paso, Texas.


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    Popularity of Boulter as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Boulter U.S.
      White 92.91% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.31% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Boulter

    People with the last name Boulter are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Boulter

    • How Popular is the name Boulter? As a last name Boulter was the 28,263rd most popular name in 2010.
    • How unique is the name Boulter? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Boulter was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
    • Weird things about the name Boulter: Your name in reverse order is Retluob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erobtlu. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Boulter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 846 people with the last name Boulter.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boulter? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boulter as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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