Poulton Family History

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Poulton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Cheshire, Gloucestershire, Kent, and Lancashire, so named from Old English pol ‘pool’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Moulton, Coulton, Oulton, Colton, Hulton, Bolton, Tolton, Holton

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Poulton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Poulton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Poulton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    60%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Poulton Family Origin

Where is the Poulton family from?

Poulton Family Occupations

What did your Poulton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Poulton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Poulton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poulton family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Boot Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poulton.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Boot Factory

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Poulton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Poulton Historical Records

What Poulton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Poulton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poulton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Poulton. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Poulton. For the veterans among your Poulton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poulton Life Expectancy

What is the average Poulton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Poulton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Poulton in 1947 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poulton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poulton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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