Coulton Family History

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Coulton Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Coulton, probably from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Moulton, Colton, Poulton, Colston, Tolton, Hulton, Fulton, Calton

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Coulton Family Origin

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Coulton Family Occupations

What did your Coulton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coulton family was Labourer. The most common Coulton occupation in the UK was Agricultural labourer. 6% of Coulton's were Agricultural labourers. Agricultural labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coulton.

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  • Agricultural labourer

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer


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

Coulton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Coulton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coulton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coulton. 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 Coulton. For the veterans among your Coulton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coulton Life Expectancy

What is the average Coulton lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Coulton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Coulton in 1943 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coulton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coulton 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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