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Coulton Family History

Coulton Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Colton .

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


Similar surnames: Moulton, Colton, Poulton, Colston, Tolton, Hulton, Fulton, Calton

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Where is the Coulton family from?

You can see how Coulton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coulton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coulton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Coulton families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Coulton's in USA. New York had the highest population of Coulton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coulton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coulton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coulton. 21% of Coulton men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Coulton women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coulton were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    27%
  • Secretary
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Coulton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coulton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coulton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coulton. For the veterans among your Coulton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coulton lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Coulton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Coulton in 1943 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

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