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Counter Name Meaning

English (Devon): occupational name for a treasurer or accountant, from Middle English counter (from Old French conteor).

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


Similar surnames: Corner, Pointer, Countess, Center, Conner, Cutter, Cotter, Coyner

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Counter Family Origin

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Counter Family Occupations

What did your Counter ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Counter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Jeweller

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brick Layer

    7%
  • Com. Traveller

    7%

In 1881, the most common Counter occupation in Canada was Jeweller. 21% of Counter's were Jewellers. Jeweller, Blacksmith and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Counter. A less common occupation for the Counter family was Com. Traveller.

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Counter Historical Records

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Counter Life Expectancy

What is the average Counter lifespan?

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Famous Counter Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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