Kolter Family History
Kolter Name Meaning
German:: metonymic occupational name for a maker of quilts and comforters from Middle High German kulter kolter ‘quilt’ (from Latin culcitra). from Middle High German Middle Low German kolter ‘plowshare’ (from Latin culter) hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of plows or for a plowman. Compare Colter .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press