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) Colterra, Colterrea, ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Colter for boys. 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. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Colter and associated 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.