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Potter Genealogy & History

Potter comes from the Old English "pott", which comes from the Latin "pottus", meaning drink. This occupational surname denotes a person who makes containers for storage and drinks. Variant spellings include Powter, Powder, Podder, Pottar, among and some others. Potter family history starts in 1172, with Seuard Le Potter as the first holder of the name in the transcripts of charters relating to the Gilbertine Houses during the reign of King Henry II. Interesting people in Potter genealogy are tennis player Barbara Potter, abstract expressionist artist Fuller Potter, computer programmer Jonathan Potter, and Panama Canal Zone Governor William Everett Potter.


Potter Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Thelma Potter-- --, 1910April 29,2003NH
Bailey Potter-- --, 1877May ,1971TN
C Ray Potter-- --, 1912February 15,2004OR
D Maxine Potter-- --, 1927December ,1993OK

Potter Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Lindsay Potter-- --, 1914July ,1982Charlotte,NC
F Arthur Potter-- --, 1918March 17,2003Washington,CT
G Helen Potter-- --, 1932November 3,2008Carlsbad,NM
H Louise Potter-- --, 1925January 26,1989Barnegat Light,NJ

Potter Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Craig PotterKathy JonesJune 18,1978Wake, NC
David PotterGladys SmithSeptember 13,1968Wake, NC
Eldridge PotterMavis WilliamsJune 8,1946Wake, NC
Frank PotterCarol FortJune 5,1963Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Potter

324th: Blair325th: Terry
326th: Cummings327th: Banks
328th: Chandler329th: McKinney
330th: Thornton331st: Bauer
332nd: Haynes333rd: Simon

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