Coulson Family History

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Coulson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Cole 1. Irish: from a reduced form of McCool, with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -son in place of the Gaelic prefix mac.

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

Similar surnames: Coalson, Coulton, Poulson, Colson, Colton, Courson, Moulton, Conlon

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Coulson Family Origin

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Coulson Family Occupations

What did your Coulson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coulson. 9% of Coulson men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Coulson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coulson were Incapacitated and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Coulson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 123,000 census records available for the last name Coulson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coulson 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Coulson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Coulson. For the veterans among your Coulson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coulson Life Expectancy

What is the average Coulson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coulson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Coulson in 1944 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coulson 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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