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Origins of the Fulton surname

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About the Fultons

We have a total number of 43790 records for people with the last name Fulton.

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Where do most Fultons live?

In 1921, most Fultons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Fultons

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 28,100 records for the Fulton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1728.

Who were Fultons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Fulton first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Fultons

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

Common Female occupations for Fultons in 1921


Domestic Servant






House Keeper


Common Male occupations for Fultons in 1921
Coal Miner








Cotton Weaver


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