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Hulton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Staffordshire, so named from Old English hyll ‘hill’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hilton, Halton, Hunton, Holton, Hutton, Fulton, Helton, Milton

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Where is the Hulton family from?

You can see how Hulton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hulton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hulton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Hulton families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Hulton's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hulton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hulton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hulton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hulton. 22% of Hulton men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Hulton women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hulton were Clerk and Cook. .

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hulton. 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 Hulton. For the veterans among your Hulton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hulton lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hulton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hulton in 1958 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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