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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wolters

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Alt. Meaning

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

T is for tried, tried and true you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

S is for success, in all you will do.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wolters

Nate Wolters is a basketball player for the Beşiktaş, Milwaukee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans, Grand Rapids Drive, and Beşiktaş J.K. (men's basketball) in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Eurocup Basketball. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Nate was born on May 15th, 1991 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.


Kara Wolters is a basketball player for the New England Blizzard, Houston Comets, Indiana Fever, and Sacramento Monarchs. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 2003. Kara was born on August 15th, 1975 in Natick, Massachusetts.


Rudolf Wolters was an architect. Rudolf was born on August 3rd, 1903 in Coesfeld, Germany. He died on January 7th, 1983.


Randy Wolters is a soccer player for the Go Ahead Eagles, ADO Den Haag, FC Utrecht, FC Emmen, FC Den Bosch, and VVV-Venlo. Randy was born on April 6th, 1990 in Leiden.


Oliver William Wolters was a scientist in the field of history. Oliver was born on June 8th, 1915 in Reading, Berkshire. He left this life on December 5th, 2000.


Albert M. Wolters is a philosopher. Albert was born on March 30th, 1942 in Netherlands.


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Popularity of Wolters as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wolters U.S.
  White 93.40% 64.26%
  African American 0.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wolters

People with the last name Wolters are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wolters

  • How Popular is the name Wolters? As a last name Wolters was the 8,700th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wolters first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wolters is Saturday, October 9th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Wolters? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wolters. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wolters: Your name in reverse order is Sretlow. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Trwlsoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wolters? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,773 people with the last name Wolters.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wolters? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wolters as their last name.

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