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Coalson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Cole .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Coulson, Colson, Coleson, Coxson, Clayson, Polson, Dolson, Classon

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Where is the Coalson family from?

You can see how Coalson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coalson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coalson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Coalson families living in Georgia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Coalson's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Coalson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coalson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coalson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coalson. 21% of Coalson men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Coalson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coalson were Rancher and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Rancher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coalson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coalson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 237 immigration records available for the last name Coalson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 733 military records available for the last name Coalson. For the veterans among your Coalson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coalson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Coalson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Coalson in 1957 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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