What does Colter mean?
Colter /col-ter/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Colter is "colt-herd". Occupational name.
Affiliated boy name: Colt.
VariationsKreatif forms: Cloyter, Colterro, Coter. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Colter for boys. Colter entered the list in 1992 and reached its highest position of #997 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Colter and associated names. The only other prominent alternative form of Colter appearing in the Top 1000 is Colt (#339 in 2014). Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in the year 2011 (usage of 0.3365%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.3305%, ▼1.8%). Colt (#339) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)