Garter Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Garter Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Garter family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 4
Labourer 1
Rope Maker 1
Wheelwright 1
Spinner 1
Engineer 1
Dress Maker's Apprentice 1
Tailor's Apprentice 1
Housekeeper 1
Licenced Victualler 1
Shipwright 1
Clock Maker 1
Pupil 1
Glover 1
Farmer 1
Male Servant 1

Garter Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Grater 67% 1,014
2 Garter 100% 432
3 Gorter 83% 182
4 Greater 57% 125

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The surname Garter is the 2nd most popular variant of Grater.

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