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ˈfʊl tnful·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fulton, Robert Fultonnoun

    American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)


  1. Fultonnoun

    Any of several towns in the United States, named for persons bearing this surname.

  2. Etymology: Places in England, from fugol + tun.


  1. Fulton

    Fulton is a city in Callaway County, Missouri, the United States of America. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 12,790 in the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Callaway County. Winston Churchill made his famous "Sinews of Peace" speech in Fulton at Westminster College in 1946.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fulton is ranked #1083 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fulton surname appeared 32,258 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11 would have the surname Fulton.

    71.1% or 22,955 total occurrences were White.
    22.7% or 7,352 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 755 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 713 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 310 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 171 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fulton in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fulton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Fulton in a Sentence

  1. Matt Mashburn:

    I encourage Fulton to keep trying to improve and not just throw up their hands and say it’s all in the hands of the board now.

  2. Joe Mixon:

    I always tell our players when I talk to them, you’ve got to play each play like it’s your last because you’re not guaranteed the next one, and we finally know what that means. And I finally know what that means, and know what that feels like. Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon( 28) runs past Tennessee Titans cornerback Kristian Fulton( 26) during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. ( AP Photo/Mark Zaleski).

  3. Napoleon I:

    To Robert Fulton: What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck? I pray you excuse me, I have no time to listen to such nonsense.

  4. Brad Raffensperger:

    The voting situation today in certain precincts in Fulton and DeKalb counties is unacceptable, my office has opened an investigation to determine what these counties need to do to resolve these issues before November's election.

  5. Brad Raffensperger:

    From day one I have encouraged Georgians with legitimate concerns about the election in their counties to pursue those claims through legal avenues, fulton County has a longstanding history of election mismanagement that has understandably weakened voters' faith in its system. Allowing this audit provides another layer of transparency and citizen engagement.

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