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Find more Coulson relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 232 less people named Coulson in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,659 people named Coulson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Coulson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,427 people named Coulson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 392 adults were unmarried
  • 195 women had paying jobs
  • For 1,198 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 52%, or 335 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Coulson families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% were first-generation Americans
  • 266 were born in foreign countries