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since 1880
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in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Cooter

  • When was the first name Cooter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cooter is Thursday, March 2nd, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Cooter? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cooter. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cooter: Your name in reverse order is Retooc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oreotc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cooter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 699 people with the last name Cooter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cooter? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cooter as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cooter U.S.
  White 91.56% 64.26%
  African American 3.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cooter

People with the last name Cooter are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cooter" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cooter as well as things modernly associated with the name Cooter such as celebrities named Cooter.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Coot"er
A fresh-water tortoise (Pseudemus concinna) of Florida.The box tortoise.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Large river turtle of the southern United States and northern Mexico

From Gullah cootuh (“turtle”), from an African language, e.g. Bambara kuta (“turtle”).

  1. A freshwater tortoise of the eastern United States of the genus Pseudemus.
  2. The box turtle.
  3. (slang) A redneck.

Compare cooch.

  1. (colloquial) Vagina or vulva.

    What does the name Cooter mean?

    Cis for congenial, your pleasing way.

    Ois for orderly, a lifelong passion.

    Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

    Tis for talent, hidden or not.

    Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

    Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

    Past life for Cooter born Apr 14, 1976

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    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

    You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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