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Origins of the Boulton surname

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About the Boultons

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Where do most Boultons live?

In 1921, most Boultons lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Boultons

How common is your surname?

804th most common surname in the UK

We have 57,300 records for the Boulton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1241.

Who were Boultons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Boulton first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Boultons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Boultons in 1921


Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic




Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Boultons in 1921
Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer


Farm Labourer


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