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Filter Name Meaning

North German: from Low German vilt ‘felt’ (from Old Saxon filt), an occupational name for someone who made felt or a metonymic occupational name for a hatter.

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


Similar surnames: Fister, Filler, Filer, Malter, Kolter, Bolter, Witter, Silber, Falter

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Filter Family Origin

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Filter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Filter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Filter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Filter family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filter.

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Filter Life Expectancy

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