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 1881, a less common occupation for the Coulson family was Labourer. The most common Coulson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Coulson's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coulson.

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Coulson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Coulson

Passenger List

There are 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coulson

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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