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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coulter

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Coul"ter
Same as Colter.
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  1. A sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through the soil
  1. (Britain) Alternative spelling of colter

Notable Persons Named Coulter


Coulter was born in 1913. He passed away in 2006.


Coulter Lewis is an athlete for the St. Catharines Wolves.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Coulter

Ann Coulter is a philosopher. Ann was born on December 8th, 1961 in New York City, United States.


Phil Coulter is a folk music, popular music, and folk music of ireland musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1967. Phil was given the name Philip Coulter on February 19th, 1942.


James Coulter is a co-founder of texas pacific group, tpg capital, and co-founder oftexas pacific group.


Ricki-Lee Coulter is a singer, songwriter, radio, television presenter, singing, radio personality, presenter, and radioandtelevision presenter. She holds the title Can't Touch It". She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Ricki-Lee was given the name Ricki-Lee Dawn Coulter on November 10th, 1985 in Auckland, New Zealand.


Catherine Coulter is a romantic novel, historical romance, contemporary suspense thrillers, and romance novel novelist. She was most active from 1978 to present. Catherine was given the name Jean Catherine Coulter on December 26th, 1942 in Cameron County, Texas, U.S.


Marisa Coulter is a fictional character.


How popular is the baby name Coulter in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1984 5 0 5
1985 10 0 10
1986 7 0 7
1987 5 0 5
1988 18 0 18
1989 12 0 12
1990 11 0 11
1991 12 0 12
1992 13 0 13
1993 13 0 13
1994 18 0 18
1995 18 0 18
1996 20 0 20
1997 13 0 13
1998 22 0 22
1999 14 0 14
2000 22 0 22
2001 16 0 16
2002 19 0 19
2003 22 0 22
2004 17 0 17
2005 27 0 27
2006 20 0 20
2007 19 0 19
2008 23 0 23
2009 19 0 19
2010 26 0 26
2011 26 0 26
2012 23 0 23
2013 24 0 24
2014 25 0 25
2015 24 0 24
2016 24 0 24
2017 25 0 25
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Coulter as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coulter U.S.
  White 85.65% 64.26%
  African American 9.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coulter

People with the last name Coulter are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Coulter

  • How Popular is the name Coulter? Coulter is the 14,205th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coulter was the 1,725th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coulter have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 624 babies born with the first name Coulter in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coulter to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coulter? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coulter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coulter is Tuesday, May 21st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Coulter born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coulter was in 2005 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Coulter Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Coulter is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Coulter: Your name in reverse order is Retluoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leucrot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coulter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,757 people with the last name Coulter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coulter? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Coulter as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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