What does Colter mean?
Colter [colter] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Colter is "colt-herd". Occupational name.
Affiliated boy name: Colt.
(male) Coler, Coter, ..
(female) Colce, Coltel, .. Middle name pairings:
Colter Maksim (C.M.), ..
How popular is Colter?
Colter is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8784 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Colter entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #997 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #1268 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only other prominent alternative form of Colter (#1268 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 is Colt (#337 in 2015). Adoption of these relations of Colter is at its peak presently (average #802). Colt is the clear favorite.
Colter is alike in pronunciation to Coulter. Other recommended names are Alter, Bolten, Calder, Carter▲, Caster, Caulder, Colbee, Colbert, Colbey, Colden, Cole, Colet, Coley, Colier, Colle, Collen, Colley, Collier, Collyer, Colten▲, Colton▲, Colver, Colvert, Conner, Cooper▲, Cortes, Cortez, Coster, Cotten, Culver, Folker, Foster▼, Kolten▲, Loller, Porter▲, Potter, Valter, Volker and Walter▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Colter.See names in meaning and etymology.