Coulter Family History

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Coulter Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Coulter in Lanarkshire or Culter, Aberdeenshire.

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

Similar surnames: Coalter, Couser, Colter, Counter, Culler, Cotter, Bolter, Souter

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Coulter Family Origin

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Coulter Family Occupations

What did your Coulter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coulter. A less common occupation for the Coulter family was Baker. The most common Coulter occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Coulter's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Baker


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

Coulter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coulter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coulter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Coulter. 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 Coulter. For the veterans among your Coulter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coulter Life Expectancy

What is the average Coulter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coulter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Coulter in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coulter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coulter 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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