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Sultan Family History

Sultan Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic sul?tan ‘ruler’. This was the title of rulers in many parts of the Muslim world, including the monarch of the Ottoman Empire.English: see Soden.Spanish (Sultán), Polish (Sultan): nickname for someone who behaved in an outlandish or autocratic manner, from Arabic sul?tan ‘sultan’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

22,505 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Sultan on Ancestry.com
9,292 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,243 Military Records
2,598 Immigration Records
4,015 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sultan Families

  • Number of Sultan families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sultan families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sultan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sultan Family Origin

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Sultan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sultan

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Sultan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sultan census records

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